Centre for Excellence in Work-Based Learning for Education Professionals
The Centre for Excellence in Work-Based Learning for Education Professionals (WLE Centre) at the Institute of Education, a specialist single-faculty institution within the federal University of London, is a HEFCE-funded initiative to encourage excellence and innovation in Higher Education.
The WLE Centreaims to develop new approaches in work-based learning
through facilitating innovations in:
learning at work and through professional practice;
teaching and assessment modes for work-related and work-located learning;
uses of e-learning and digital technologies.
developing new conceptual and theoretical approaches to work-based learning.
The development of thisresearch and innovation dynamic feeds into the flourishing teaching communityat the Institute, and beyond in its partner institutions, creating synergies,contributing to a better understanding of work-based learning and generatingnew practices in teaching, learning and assessment.
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This section provides background information about the work of the WLE Centre. On the following pages, read about:
The WLE Approach What is distinctive about the WLE approach to work-based learning?
Aims What are the aims of the WLE Centre, and what provisions for staff and students and others will be made?
Teaching and Research Which areas of teaching at the Institute of Education are directly influenced by the WLE Centre's work and what are our research areas?