Placements and Work-based Learning in Education Studies: An introduction for students

1st Edition

Jim Hordern, Catherine A. Simon

Published January 20, 2017
Textbook - 140 Pages - 2 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138839076 - CAT# Y174150
Series: Foundations of Education Studies

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Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to placements and work-based learning, providing an insight into work in schools and education settings.

Including case studies to illustrate the diversity of placements and workplace opportunities, it explores the theory and practice of working in educational contexts and supports students as they develop the skills and aptitudes that enhance their employability. With the aim of helping students to prepare for and get the most out of their work placements, chapters include:

  • the nature of work-based learning on placement;
  • preparing for your placement;
  • placements in schools and other educational settings;
  • learning on field trips and study visits;
  • working with students with specific learning difficulties/dyslexia on placement;
  • international placements.

Part of the Foundations of Education Studies series, this textbook is essential reading for students undertaking courses in Childhood Studies, Child and Youth Studies and Education Studies.


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