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Learning brokerage: Building bridges between learners and providers

Thomas, Liz and Quinn, Jocey and SLACK, Kim and Casey, Lorraine and VIGURS, Katharine and FLYNN, Noshin (2004) Learning brokerage: Building bridges between learners and providers. Project Report. Learning and Skills Research Centre, London.

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Learning brokerage offers a means to tackle the UK’s ‘learning divide’, by helping learning providers to reach adults excluded from learning. This report presents early findings from a study on how brokerage works in communities and the workplace, and implications for post-16 learning and skills provision. Based on a literature review and wide consultation, it analyses the key functions and stages of learning brokerage, pointing to conditions that promote or hinder success. It challenges assumptions about the kinds of learning opportunities most likely to attract and support ‘new’ learners and includes a directory of examples.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects: X900 Others in Education
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Education and Law > Education
Depositing User: Katy VIGURS
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2013 11:41
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2013 11:41
URI: http://eprints.staffs.ac.uk/id/eprint/1172

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