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Brennan, John; Johnston, Brenda; Little, Brenda; Shah, Tarla and Woodley, Alan (2001). The Employment of UK graduates: comparisons with Europe and Japan. Higher Education Funding Council for England.

Book Section

Little, Brenda (2005). The student experience and the impact of social capital. In: McNay, Ian ed. Beyond mass higher education. Maidenhead, England: Society for Research into Higher Education & Open University Press, pp. 57–67.

Journal Item

Little, Brenda (2011). Employability for the workers - what does this mean? Education and Training, 53(1) pp. 57–66. file

Little, Brenda and Williams, Ruth (2010). Students' roles in maintaining quality and in enhancing learning - is there a tension? Quality in Higher Education, 16(2) pp. 115–127. file

Little, Brenda and Arthur, Lore (2010). Less time to study, less well prepared for work, yet satisfied with higher education: A UK perspective on links between higher education and the labour market. Journal of Education and Work, 23(3) pp. 275–296. file

Little, Brenda and Williams, Ruth (2009). Higher education policy initiatives and their implementation - the case of Lifelong Learning Networks in England. Journal of Access Policy and Practice, 6(2) pp. 97–115. file

Little, Brenda (2008). Graduate development in European employment: issues and contradictions. Education and Training, 50(5) pp. 379–390.

Little, Brenda and Harvey, Lee (2007). UK work placements: a choice too far? Tertiary Education and Management, 13(3) pp. 227–245.

Little, Brenda and Connor, Helen (2007). When will diversity of higher education mean diversity of entry routes for young people? Journal of Access Policy and Practice, 4(2) pp. 134–156.

Little, Brenda (2005). Policies towards work-focused Higher Education - are they meeting employers' needs? Tertiary Education and Management, 11(2) pp. 131–146.

Little, Brenda (2001). Reading between the lines of graduate employment. Quality in Higher Education, 7(2) pp. 121–129.

Conference or Workshop Item

Edmond, Nadia; Little, Brenda and Reeve, Fiona (2011). Work-based higher education and skill utilisation. In: Critical Perspectives on Professional Learning, 13 Jun 2011, University of Leeds.

Edmond, Nadia; Little, Brenda and Reeve, Fiona (2010). The meaning of HE in developing professional identities: some reflections on workbased foundation degrees and skill utilisation. In: SRHE Annual Research Conferenc 2010, 14-16 Dec 2010, Newport. file

Brennan, John and Little, Brenda (2010). Graduate competences and relationships with the labour market: the UK case. In: Development of Competencies in the World of Work and Education, 24-26 Sep 2009, Ljubljana, Slovenia. file

Edmonds, Nadia; Fuller, Alison; Hillier, Yvonne; Ingram, Robert; Little, Brenda; Reeve, Fiona and Webb, Sue (2009). Really useful qualifications and learning? Exploring the policy effects of new sub-bachelors degree qualifications. In: 39th Annual Conference of the Standing Conference on university teaching and research in the education of adults (SCUTREA), 7-9 Jul 2009, Cambridge, UK. file

Little, Brenda and Locke, William (2008). Conceptions of excellence in teaching and learning and implications for future policy and practice. In: 21st Annual Conference of the Consortium of Higher Education Researchers (CHER): CHER Annual Conference on 'Excellence and Diversity in Higher Education. Meanings, Goals and Instruments', 11-13 Sep 2008, Pavia, Italy. file


Arthur, Lore and Little, Brenda (2010). The REFLEX study: exploring graduates' views on the relationship between higher education and employment. Centre for Higher Education Research and Information, The Open University, London, UK. file

Brennan, John; Arthur, Lore; Little, Brenda; Cochrane, Allan; Williams, Ruth; Locke, William; Singh, Mala; David, Miriam; Kim, Terri and King, Roger (2010). Higher Education and Society: A research report. CHERI, London. file

Little, Brenda; Locke, William; Scesa, Anna and Williams, Ruth (2009). Report to HEFCE on student engagement. HEFCE, Bristol, UK. file

Costley, Carol; Abukari, Abdulai and Little, Brenda (2009). Literature review of employee learning. The Higher Education Academy, York, England.

Little, Brenda and Tang, Win-Yee (2008). Age differences in graduate employment across Europe. Higher Education Funding Coucil for England, Bristol, UK. file

Little, Brenda; Braun, Edith and Tang, Win-Yee (2008). Competences possessed and required by European graduates. REFLEX Report to HEFCE No 4. Higher Education Funding Council for England, Bristol, UK. file

Williams, Ruth and Little, Brenda (2008). Interim evaluation of lifelong learning networks. HEFCE, Bristol, UK. file

Little, Brenda; Locke, William; Parker, Jan and Richardson, John (2007). Excellence in teaching and learning: A review of the literature for the Higher Education Academy. Higher Education Academy, UK. file

Brennan, John; Little, Brenda; Connor, Helen; de Weert, Egbert; Delve, Sue; Harris, Judy; Josselyn, Bridget and (2006). Towards a strategy for workplace learning: Report to HEFCE by CHERI and KPMG. Higher Education Funding Council for England, Bristol, UK. filefile

Little, Brenda and Connor, Helen (2005). Vocational ladders or crazy paving? Making your way to higher levels. Learning and Skills Development Agency, London, UK. file

Little, Brenda and Brennan, John (1996). A Review of Work Based Learning in Higher Education. Department for Education and Employment, Sheffield. file

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