Working to Learn: Transforming Learning in the Workplace

Working to Learn: Transforming Learning in the Workplace

by Karen Evans
     
 

ISBN-10: 0749436859

ISBN-13: 9780749436858

Pub. Date: 04/01/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The workplace is an important site for learning in today's society. This book examines the changing nature of the work and effect that this has on the skill and knowledge requirements of individuals, its implications for employment, and ways in which these changing requirements can be met.  See more details below

Overview

The workplace is an important site for learning in today's society. This book examines the changing nature of the work and effect that this has on the skill and knowledge requirements of individuals, its implications for employment, and ways in which these changing requirements can be met.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780749436858
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/01/2002
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
List of contributors
Editors' introduction1
1The significance of workplace learning for a 'learning society'7
2Learning careers: conceptualizing lifelong work-based learning29
3Contrasting approaches to the role of qualifications in the promotion of lifelong learning44
4The interaction between qualifications and work-based learning63
5The challenges of 'making learning visible': problems and issues in recognizing tacit skills and key competences79
6Developing pedagogies for the contemporary workplace95
7An approach to learning at, for and through the workplace: a trade union case study112
8Education and training for small and medium-sized enterprises127
9The dynamics of workplace learning: the role of work organizations149
10Putting skills in their place: the regional pattern of work skills in Britain163
11Policy interventions for a vibrant work-based route - or when policy hits reality's fan (again)187
12No rights, just responsibilities: individual demand for continuing training212
13Six challenges for the future233
AppEconomic and Social Research Council Teaching and Learning Research Programme241
Index243

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