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Newsletter for European Research in Learning and Work [L&W] - February 2015

This is the latest edition of the L&W Newsletter, distributed directly to more than 1400 experts in and beyond Europe. As always, it focuses on transnational research activities in the field of human resource development (HRD) and vocational education and training (VET), centred on major categories: conferences, networks, programmes, projects and publications.

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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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Newsletter for European Research in Learning and Work [L&W] - December 2014

This is the latest edition of the L&W Newsletter, which will reach you via a mailing list of over 1400 experts in and beyond Europe. As always, it focuses on transnational research activities in the field of human resource development (HRD) and vocational education and training (VET), centred on major categories: conferences, networks, programmes, projects and publications.

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The Base of the Iceberg - Study guides in Adult Education – new volume!

Alan Rogers looks at learning (formal, nonformal and informal) and examines the hidden world of informal (unconscious, unplanned) learning. He points out the importance of informal learning for creating tacit attitudes and values, knowledge and skills which influence (conscious, planned) learning – formal and non-formal.

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