Work-based Learning: Linking Theory and Practice

Graduate College Social Hub, on the Alexandra Park campus of Lancaster University

Wednesday, 15th of November 2017, 10am-3pm


Day Conference for Businesses, Academics and Students Involved in Work-based Learning.

Headline Speakers:

Peter Honey – renowned management trainer, developer with Alan Mumford of the Learning Styles Questionnaire, widely used in workplace learning;

Lesley Giles – Director of the Work Foundation, a leading think tank engaged with the UK Government and employers on developing ‘Good Work’ through effective research-based interventions.

This event will help you understand how to make the most of opportunities for learning in the workplace & develop shared understanding of work-based learning.

Who should attend?

Businesses (HR, senior leadership) delivering any form of work-based learning (apprenticeships, on-the-job training, staff development programmes, executive education);

Academics delivering work-based learning or employability development for students;

Careers, advice and guidance specialists supporting industrial placements, internships or employability;

Students engaged in work-based learning.

Why should I attend?

Presentations from world-leading experts that will help you understand how to make the most of opportunities for learning in the workplace;

Workshop activities to help develop shared understanding of work-based learning, its practice and assessment;

 Opportunity to network (sandwich lunch, coffee breaks);

Follow-up report of workshop activities to be mailed out as resource to all participants.


Please book your place via our Eventbrite page.

Join our groups on to get a full programme of events: