Strategic and practical steps towards scholarly employer engagement: learning from research and practice

Author

Brenda Weston, Independent Researcher for the Association of Colleges.

Summary

This quality enhancement resource is based on a report titled “How do colleges engage with employers in the development and delivery of higher education and enhance student learning in colleges?” It reviewed academic, practice, and other literature including official, and think tank reports originating in EU and other non-UK sources.

This summary guidance notes aims to assist practitioners in assessing what they have in place and what more they can do to embed scholarship into student and staff curricula to produce a work-based and work related curriculum that offers opportunities to demonstrate and apply research skills in the completion of ‘real life’ projects.

Reference 

Weston, B. (2018) A self-assessment resource for college higher education Strategic and practical steps towards scholarly employer engagement: learning from research and practice. A digital resource available here - https://www.thescholarshipframework.co.uk/resources/strategic-and-practical-steps-towards-scholarly-employer-engagement-learning-research-and