Category Archives: REEDNet

Conditions for employer engagement

Reflecting upon what makes a university operationally ready to engage with employers in collaborative provision, I have pulled together a list of “good conditions for employer engagement“. Its purpose is simply to provide prompts  for discussion about how institutions can prepare to … Continue reading

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Employer engagement in HE: Building for the Future

Today I was at the HEFCE Employer Engagement Conference at The Studio in Manchester. This event brought together very many practitioners involved in working with employers to support leaning through, at and for work. Across a wide range of sessions … Continue reading

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An approach to graduate development for employer engagement

We have been developing a series of online modules that may be combined to form a postgraduate certificate, a postgraduate diploma or even an MSc. One of the core modules is summarised in this ‘walk through’ along with details of … Continue reading

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Conceptualising wrappers

One of the curriculum tools under early usage at the moment is a wrapper module. Now in operation these modules enable higher level learning to wrap around work-based training. Through extensions of various sorts the core learning can be escalated … Continue reading

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Resourcing: Swarming for employer enagement

Resourcing remains a major challenge for employer engagement work- how can HEI’s that run on timetables with clearly defined workload parameters react to provide timely, high quality provision or invest the time to facilitate the external creation of arrangements. This … Continue reading

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Professional Studies Framework Overview @ The Harper Adams Learning and Teaching Forum

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Harper Adams PgC Professional Studies – Recruiting now.

Harper Adams is to launch Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Studies, beginning September 2010.  The PgCert is a self contained qualification completed in one academic year. It is intended to feed in to the Harper Adams validated PgDip and thereafter the … Continue reading

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