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This article examines the three perspectives of employers, academics and employees during work based learning (WBL) programmes at undergraduate level. The participants mentioned several characteristics which could contribute to a successful partnership: trust, the exchange of cultural values, communication and collaboration.
Updated: Sep. 16, 2015
This article argues that student voice and the active engagement of students in shaping their own educational experience are integral to the development of effective work-related learning (WRL) programmes.Student voice was accessed using an innovative form of group interview incorporating an Ishikawa, or fishbone tool. The data was collected in four English school and college settings. The findings identify 10 factors that students see as being critical if the benefits of WRL are to be secured .
Updated: Oct. 05, 2008
Rethinking Initial Teacher Education for Further Education Teachers: From a standards-led to a knowledge-based approach
The article criticizes the teacher education program, and the 'standards-led model' in the United Kingdom, since it does not take into account learning in the workplace, the professional dimension of professional practice, and the importance of knowledge. The paper stresses the importance of work-based learning and describes it as a learning zone where different types of knowledge and pedagogy are learned and transformed.
Updated: Feb. 26, 2008