ERIC Number: ED455396
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Get Real: Work-Related Teaching and Learning.
This document is intended to assist new and experienced vocational education teachers in the United Kingdom who are delivering General National Vocational Qualifications (GNVQs) and vocational A-levels. The following are among the topics discussed in the guide's four sections: (1) developing an approach to vocational learning (establishing links with employers, contacting employers, developing partnerships, providing careers guidance); (2) vocational teaching and learning strategies (selecting delivery methods, planning site visits to businesses, incorporating the vocational context into schemes of work and lesson plans, developing a vocational resource base, directories and sources of further information); (3) teacher placements (flexible patterns of delivery for placements, placement sharing, benefits of teacher placements for students); and (4) developing effective student placement programs (post-16 work experience, work experience management; the role of small and medium-sized enterprises in providing placements, portfolios and part-time working, general employer benefits). Case studies providing examples of good practice and materials produced by schools and colleges are presented throughout the publication. The following items are appended: (1) an introduction to the Centre for Education and Industry, University of Warwick; (2) a work experience framework for tutors; (3) a sample student activity; and (4) a framework for excellence in work-related learning. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Career Counseling, Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Definitions, Delivery Systems, Education Work Relationship, Educational Practices, Educational Resources, Experiential Learning, Field Trips, Foreign Countries, Guidelines, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Activities, Learning Strategies, Lesson Plans, Models, Part Time Employment, Partnerships in Education, Portfolios (Background Materials), Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Relevance (Education), Resource Materials, School Business Relationship, Small Businesses, Teacher Improvement, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Universities, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Work Experience Programs
Learning and Skills Development Agency, Citadel Place, Tinworth Street, London SE11 5EH, United Kingdom. Tel: 020 7962 1066; Fax: 020 7840 5401; Web site: http://www.LSagency.org.uk. For full text: http://www.lsagency.org.uk/pubs/dbaseout/download.asp?code=I SBN1853386669.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Department for Education and Employment, London (England).
Authoring Institution: Learning and Skills Development Agency, London (England).; Warwick Univ., Coventry (England). Centre for Education and Industry.
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom