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Learning brokerage: Building bridges between learners and providers (Report on phases 2 and 3 of the project)

Thomas, Liz and SLACK, Kim and Thexton, Wayne and VIGURS, Katharine and Casey, Lorraine and Quinn, Jocey and Flynn, Noshin (2005) Learning brokerage: Building bridges between learners and providers (Report on phases 2 and 3 of the project). Project Report. Learning and Skills Research Centre, London.

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Learning brokerage offers a way to tackle the 'learning divide’ by helping learning providers to reach adults excluded from learning. This report presents findings from the final stages of a study of how brokerage works in communities and the workplace. Case studies reveal innovative partnerships that have succeeded in opening uplearning opportunities. Six stages of brokerage are described, with questions to help readers review and improve practice. The authors argue that learning brokerage could flourish within existing systems, but changes are needed – new funding mechanisms, more responsive learning providers, training for brokers and effective ways to measure achievement.

Item Type: Monograph or Report (Project Report)
Subjects: X900 Others in Education
Faculty: Previous Faculty of Business, Education and Law > Education
Depositing User: Katy VIGURS
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2013 11:43
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2013 11:43
URI: http://eprints.staffs.ac.uk/id/eprint/1174

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