Category Archives: wrapper modules

UVAC 2010

Liz Warr and I hosted a workshop session on frameworks, wrapper modules and inquiry based learning design at UVAC 2010. The workshop was informed by work undertaken in the last 12-18 months at Harper Adams through the REEDNet project and … 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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Wrapping training for relevant HE

One way in which REEDNet has succeeded at enhancing work-focussed learning has been through the development and use of wrapper modules. The wrapper module essentially grows the learning from competency and skills focused training. Whilst it is not new to … Continue reading

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Validated: Professional Studies Framework featuring an online cohort of individuals

Last week Harper Adams University College validated ‘The Professional Studies Framework’. The framework will facilitate the negotiation of employer sponsored cohorts of work based learners from levels 4-7 and enable individual’s to study online towards an MSc in Professional Studies. … Continue reading

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Accrediting work-based learning: Exclusion?

When we discuss work-based learning we often talk about how we are widening participation; making HE more inclusive and accessible. Recently a few employer engagement arrangements that I have been involved in have brought to mind the way in which … Continue reading

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Competence Wrappers : A creative curriculum solution for work based learning

The competence wrapper module may be seen as a vehicle to collate and enhance workplace learning that focus on the development of specific and technical skills and related areas of knowledge (or learning achieved through a range of training initiatives … Continue reading

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