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The UALL Work and Learning Network Annual Conference 2020
First Notification and call for submissions
‘Developing pedagogic practice to facilitate workplace learning’
Conference date: 29 May 2020
Conference location: Churchill Building, Queens Park Campus, University of Chester, United Kingdom
Cost: £60 (Concessions £50 UALL members) (includes refreshments and lunch)
There will be: keynotes, workshops, poster sessions, networking.
The main focus of the conference is enable an exchange of ideas in relation to pedagogic practice to facilitate Work based learning in its broadest sense- whether for apprenticeships, work placements for full time students or negotiable work based programmes for part time students. It is aimed at academic practitioners and administrators new to the field as well as those with many years’ experience with an emphasis upon practical application.
In addition to key presentations there will be workshops with discussion on key challenges for pedagogic practice.
Submissions are invited for the following themes:
Incorporating experiential learning into a formal academic curriculum
Recognition/Accreditation of past learning
Delivery with external partners
Quality assurance for non-standard delivery
Managing student placements
Creating practice knowledge (for application) within a formal academic framework
Digital learning to support flexible learning
The role of mentors
Administrative challenges delivering non-standard programmes
Proposals for Conference workshops/posters (300-500 words maximum) should be sent to the co-convenors by
For information contact:
Jon Talbot email@example.com
Elda Nikolou-Walker firstname.lastname@example.org
Paula Nottingham email@example.com
Proposals from experienced practitioners willing to facilitate workshops are particularly welcome.
Following the conference there will be an opportunity to publish full papers in the Work Based Learning e-Journal International www.wblearning-ejournal.com/home.php