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The Open CETL

The Open University's Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

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In order to achieve its aims, PBPL worked with individuals and other organisations with an interest and/or expertise in practice-based professional learning 

Center for Research on Activity, Development and Learning (CRADLE), University of Helsinki

PBPL has engaged with communities who have complementary research and development goals, beyond the Open University and the UK. The work of the Center for Research on Activity, Development and Learning (CRADLE) at the University of Helsinki is one such group, whose contribution to the research and development of practical interventions in the workplace offers a rich point of contact and learning for us

JISC 'Learners' experiences of blended learning environments in a practice-based context' project

Professor Grainne Conole, Professor Mary Thorpe, Professor Pam Shakespeare

This project focuses on students studying work-based courses and students experience and use of technologies in different locations including their work places.

Negotiating and managing work based learning projects

Caroline Ramsey

A symposium led by PBPL and the Work Based Learning Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Middlesex University

Supporting Workplace Study: a free staff development resource

This is an on-line open course for professional staff involved in providing educational supervision to colleagues (or others on placement in their organisation), as part of a foundation degree or other accredited work-based/practice-based course of study.

The Education for Practice Institute, Charles Sturt University, Australia

The mission of The Education for Practice Institute is to advance the quality of practice-based education at Charles Sturt University

Work Integrated Learning Alliance

Pam Shakespeare

Four Centres for Excellence have formed this alliance