Work Based Learning

Work Based Learning
Codes of practice and beyond
Work based learning
• A significant change in emphasis
• Different learning teaching and
assessment challenges
• Partnership management
• Off site and blended delivery
• New roles
• The future
Work based learning
• Change in emphasis
– the risk assessment
• Shared delivery
• Ownership / stakeholders
• Quality assuring the curriculum
• Mentorship and supervision
Work based learning
• Learning, teaching and assessment
• Intended learning outcomes in a theory :
practice paradigm
• Assessment tasks offering academic level
plus relation of theory to practice
• Marking and markers
• Student experience and support outside
Work based learning
• Partnership / stakeholder strategies
• Can include employers, PSRBs, sector
skills councils and many more
• Must include regular contact and
Work based learning
• Off site and blended delivery
• Access to relevant experiences within a
work situation
• Co-operation between module leader and
site based staff / team expansion
• Practical issues achieving complex skills
within a module timescale
Work based learning
• New roles
– Link roles
– Mentor training
– Supervisor training
Work based learning
• Future use of work based credit
• Options?
• What are your challenges? How should we
proceed with mentor preparation? What
would you add to the Code of Practice?
Which forms of assessment work best?