Learning through work experience in Britain

Cornforth, C.; Taylor, S. and Varelidis, N. (1983). Learning through work experience in Britain. Journal of European Industrial Training, 7(6) pp. 3–10.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/eb002155


Work experience has traditionally been a part of industrial training, either informally through on-the-job learning or, more formally, as a component of occupational training programmes. However, work experience as a mode of training has not been systematically researched. Apart from Watts, there is little advice available on how work experience can be designed as an effective vehicle for learning.

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