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  • Ysju international conference

    1. 1. York St John UniversityInternational conference23 March 2011
    2. 2. Securing International Workbased learning opportunitiesCorinna KlaentschiFaculty Placement development OfficerYSJU
    3. 3. What is Work Based learning?• Learning that is achievedduring a period of time outsidethe institution.• Learning outcomes are integralto programme.• Learning period is supportedby the institution throughoutthe placement experience.• Placements can be from 3 to12 weeks.• Health placements areassessed and must meetguidelines set by HPC.
    4. 4. How is quality ensured?• Partnership with LeonardCheshire International (LCI)• Memorandum ofUnderstanding withUniversities (Ruse, Bulgaria)• Partnership with Centre for theRehabilitation of the Paralysed(CRP)• Follow QAA guidelines• Follow guidelines set byprofessional bodies• Visit the placements whenpossible
    5. 5. What is in the Agreement Plan?• Placement capacity• Length of placement• Learning opportunities• Supervision• Assessment –if required• Accommodation• Health and safety• Communication channels
    6. 6. Support for the provider• On-going communication• “tutorials” via internet• Commitment for tutor to visitat least once to supportstudent /supervisor, teach andshare general good practice• Additional support via LCI
    7. 7. Support for students• Opportunities to meet up withformer students• Pre- placement training• Suggested reading lists/videolinks• On-going communicationthroughout placement• Potential half way visit fromvisiting tutor• Placement review
    8. 8. Benefits for the provider• Engaged students• Sharing of good practice• Access to resources• Tutor visits/exchanges• Research opportunities
    9. 9. Benefits for the student• Confidence in quality ofplacement• Preparation and support• Increased autonomy• Widen learning opportunities• Cultural sensitivity• “Best thing I ever did”• “Amazing”• “I have made friends for life”
    10. 10. Benefits for York St John• Attracts dynamic students• Internationalising curriculum• Opportunities for staff mobility• Publications and grants• Mutual shared learning• External partnerships
    11. 11. SustainabilityInvestment in time createsquality placements whichstudents thrive on andproviders benefit from.Happy providers ask formore students and let otherproviders know of thebenefitsHappy and successfulstudents gain employmentand spread the word aboutopportunities at YSJU
    12. 12. Challenges• Identifying the right providers• Students self fund• YSJU investment (time andmoney)
    13. 13. Thank youAny Questions?Corinna Klaentschi – 01904 876817c.klaentschi@yorksj.ac.uk

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