Engagement in Work Based

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Dec 7, 2013 (4 years and 24 days ago)

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Engagement in Work Based
Learning

Project Director: Prof Mark Stiles

Project Manager: Fleur Corfield

Technology Supported Learning in the 21st Century: Issues and Paradigms in Transformative Tertiary Education

Realising the Potential: Enabling Participative Learning

Overview


Introduction


Stakeholders


Challenges


Solutions


Discussion


Questions



Introduction to SURF and Foundation
Degrees


HEFCE recognised funding consortium formed in 2000



University
-
led with 11 FE colleges in Staffordshire and
Shropshire



2,500 students on HNC, HND, Foundation Year,
Foundation Degree, PGCE, Cert Ed



Management Board, Management Committee, Quality
Committee and others


Stakeholders in WBL

Employers

Engaged

Un
-
Engaged

Employees

Learners

Mentors

Human Resources

Institutional Staff

Course Developers

Course Deliverers

Course Managers

Un
-
Engaged

Understanding

...the relationships






…and the challenges

Challenges


Employers / mentors have immediate access to
information on employee learning


No easy reference to generic support materials


Reluctance to invest time


No centralised information about WBL across
SURF


Isolation of learners, mentors and employer

Solutions


Guidelines and Support documents


Managed security of information


Centralised, standardised award/ module
information


Developing communities


Work Based Learning Support Point

If I was a...

https://learning.staffs.ac.uk/liferay


Manager

AimHigher Report Available from
project website

Mentor

Employee/ Learner

AimHigher Report Available from
project website


Staff Development Officer

Your Turn


Get together in small groups of 4


We have shown you what we have found
employers want:


Does this fit with your experiences?


Have you found other requirements? What
are they?


How would you meet those requirements?


Summary (flipchart)

Thank you


Contact Information


Fleur Corfield
f.m.corfield@staffs.ac.uk


Mark Stiles
m.j.stiles@staffs.ac.uk



Project Websites


http://www.staffs.ac.uk/COSE/WBLWAY


http://surfwblway.blogspot.com/