Work-based learning (WBL) has been defined by Kettle as, ‘linking learning to the work role, but this does not only mean preparing for a specific job. Three strands have been identified: learning for work, learning at work, and learning through work'.
Work-based learning in the curriculum and co-curriculum is important for three main reasons:
We have produced a guide to provide more information on work based learning. This provides a practical approach to setting up work based learning in the curriculum, together with useful links, resources and templates. For further support contact Lesley Grayburn or Pam Crawford.