Bridging the gap: a synthesis of the literature in relation to the impact of work placements on student learning

  • Gerry Diver LJMU
Keywords: work placements, employability, enterprise, career readiness, resilience

Abstract

This paper, presented as an essay, has been developed from a Masters dissertation that examined the impact of work placements on student learning development.  Presented here is a synthesis of papers that informed the approach to the study.  It examines the literature in relation to student perspectives on work placements, reflecting on aspects such as its relationship with enhancing employability and prospects, resilience and the social significance of workplace learning.

Published
2017-12-19
Section
Research In Practice