Tag Archives: Benefits Realisation

Where next for Institutional AV? – Steeple Workshop

The STEEPLE Community hosted a workshop at Oxford on the 1 July 2011. This was an opportunity to bring together some existing members of the community as well as people attending for the first time who had interest and expertise to share. My highlights of the day, the 8 question communication plan and the simplicity [...]

Work-based Learning Maturity Toolkit dissemination event

A Dissemination and Engagement Workshop was held on the 28 June 2011 at the University of Westminster to promote the Work-based Learning Maturity toolkit and invite institutions to engage in a second phase of pilots. Further information and presentations from the day can be found at http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/5636 Gunter Sanders (University of Westminster) opened the day [...]

XCRI Exchange 2011

XCRI eXchange 2011: eXchanging Course Related Information was a National Showcase held on Monday 27 June 2011 at the University of Nottingham. Alan Paull provided an overview of day. The event had been organised jointly by the SAMSON and MUSKET projects and the XCRI support team. All presentations were recorded and the material will be [...]

Realising Co-generaTive Benefits

This assembly was held on Friday 17th June 2011 at the Aston Conference Centre, Birmingham and attended by around 20 people. The Co-generative Toolkit can be accessed at http://www.pebblepad.co.uk/CogenT  and presentations will be available at (tbc). Sheila MacNeil (CETIS) has collated some to the tweets from the day available at http://storify.com/sheilmcn/CogenT -workshop and written a blog [...]

Technology for Employability and Work-Related Learning

The University of Central Lancashire hosted a workshop on 10 June 2011 to share experiences of using technology to support employability and work based learning. Over 25 participants attended from higher and further education institutions. Kath Houston (University of Central Lancashire) presented on the use of webinars to provide careers advice. They had issues about [...]

Supporting Foundation Degrees and Transition to University using Portfolio Tools

Leicester College has been supporting learners on a foundation degree course to maintain interest over the summer break through the process of reflective thinking and creation of a blog. They used the Colleges e-Portfolio tool, Mahara, to allow learners to undertake a short project around Photography and Video and the write a reflective blog to [...]

Sustaining an APEL Toolkit for Modeling Institutional Processes

The University of Plymouth investigated the process for Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) and developed a toolkit called the PINEAPPLE Core https://sourceforge.net/projects/pineappletool/ that built a process model for APEL and guided college staff through the process of assessing a claim. They also developed several resources and case studies that could be used by other [...]

Supporting institutional development (maturity) in providing work based learning

The University of Bradford developed a model to review institutional process and delivery as part of the Workforce Engagement in Lifelong Learning (WELL) Project http://www.brad.ac.uk/escalate/current-activities/jiscwell/. The benefits realisation project took this idea a step further providing a model for HE providers to assess their maturity in embedding Work Based Learning programmes. The ‘Work Based Learning [...]

Supporting an e-portfolio for work based learning community of practice

The E-portfolio Community of Practice (ePCoP) Project led by the University of Wolverhampton are hosted a series of six online discussions hosted at http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloudscape/view/2201 and facilitated by Sarah Chesney. The aim was to develop and foster a community of practice for e-portfolio pedagogies for work-based and life-long learning through a synthesis of existing practice focusing on identifying [...]

Resourcing support for the course information standard

Several institutions were interested in using the course information standard XCRI and requested a single source of information to provide a support base for implementation that could embed good practice in the management and exchange of course advertising information across the education sector for the benefit of learners seeking the right opportunity, and providers recruiting [...]

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