Connecting with a networked community of practice associated
with the Universities Association for Lifelong Learning
and the University Vocational Awards Council
ABOUT the Work & Learning Network
This academic website includes links to the Work and Learning Research Centre a SIG of the Centre for Education Research and Scholarship at Middlesex University.
To be a vibrant practitioner led network, recognised for its excellence,
that advocates Higher Education (HE) in the workplace and empowers learners
within HE through encouraging lifelong learning goals
To provide inspiration and leadership through the development and sharing of work and learning professional practice as an important and integral part of academic awards.
To encourage and promote values, research, scholarly activity and professional practice that encourages the development of work and learning as a critical pedagogy.
To promote networking, seminars and conferences for members as well as a national lobby (through UALL) to influence the direction of work and learning in HE.
To disseminate good practice in relation to the development, facilitation and assessment of work and learning practice within HE through learning in, for and through a wide range of work-based learning, work integrated and apprenticeships (higher, degree and graduate) programmes including undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. We support Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL).
To provide events and network opportunities for HE colleagues to support staff development.
To promote and disseminate research in the field of work and learning.
To promote the status of the use of work and learning practice in HE, with employers, policy makers, professional groups and other stakeholders through UALL.