Work-Based Learning

Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe - Live Stream - 15 April

On 15th of April, the European Commission will have the pleasure to launch officially EPALE, the Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe, during a one-day event in Brussels, and we would very much like to welcome you as a virtual participant!

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LETAE National Seminar

** A report on this seminar may be found here **

Work-based and work-related learning in higher education for adult learners is seen as crucial to address the predicted labour market skills gap identified in such communiques as: New Skills for New Jobs Anticipating and matching labour market and skills needs; and, An Agenda for new skills and jobs: A European contribution towards full employment as part of the Europe 2020 strategy.

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Dr Renée Bleau, a CR&DALL Associate, participated at the 2015 BPS DOP Annual Conference

Dr Renée Bleau, CPsychol, a CR&DALL associate, participated as the British Psychological Society (BPS) Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP), Scotland liaison coordinator for this year’s BPS DOP Annual Conference held in Glasgow earlier this month (7-9 Jan 2015) at the Hilton in the City Centre

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Growing Experience: A Review of Undergraduate Placements in Computer Science

The final quarter of 2013 saw the fastest increase in UK technology sector business for over four years, and 44% of UK technology firms were planning to hire more staff in 2014. Despite this, the computer science graduates who are fundamental to this growth show the highest level of unemployment of all students six months after leaving university. The reasons for this are complex, but time and again research and employers point to undergraduate work placements as an effective method for improving employment outcomes in computing. And yet the current supply of placements outstrips demand.

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Supporting University-Work Transitions? Exploring the Impact of Work Placements and Internships

The transitions between university and the world of work remain a key concern for policy makers and practitioners across the UK nations and beyond.  Work placements and internships have become an increasingly significant focus of activity, aiming to ‘bridge’ the gap between study and work.

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