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Forsyth & Goodwin Education Partnerships Alec Forsyth H. A. Forsyth Consultancy Mike Goodwin Education Partnerships University of Wolverhampton An Opportunity for HE to Gain University Facing Employers by Developing Nationwide Competitiveness in their Supply Chain
Forsyth & Goodwin Presentation Overview An approach to CPD The facilitation of CPD Overall benefits to HE and Employers Mode of Study The learning Framework Intended outcomes Conclusion
Forsyth & Goodwin CPD Approach aimed to: Develop long term mature relationships to develop university facing employers. Provide evidence complying with HEFEC updated 2009 strategic priorities. Encompass & build upon cultures of participants.
Forsyth & Goodwin To facilitate CPD: HE must be: –proactive & explain what it can offer –listen to employer needs –develop collaborative solutions –WBL joint R&D –become first port of call for CPD, R&D & problem solving HE must recognise that Primary organisations outsource to their supply chain. HE and Employers jointly promote CPD.
Forsyth & Goodwin Successful CPD will: Improve the agility of both HE & employers to effectively respond to continually rising expectations of customers. Offer HE and employers cross fertilisation of ideas and new skills.
Forsyth & Goodwin Mode of Study: To enfranchise all – CPD by negotiated WBL Advantage of WBL CPD Assessment by HE HE & Employer Benefits
Forsyth & Goodwin Advantage of WBL CPD Normal employment contributes to learning Projects are liked by employers Promotes a research approach Cost benefit of CPD
Forsyth & Goodwin Assessment by HE Rigour maintained – Quality Assurance Assessment criteria set HE tutors support and monitoring APEL Provides evidence to attain an award
Forsyth & Goodwin The Learning Framework Should: Embrace the nature and complexity of the work place. Engage in partnership with HE, employers & learners. Protect, expand skills capital. Enhance adaptability & agility. Develop soft skills (EC). Consist of progressive learning cycles.
Forsyth & Goodwin Intended Outcomes: Attract University facing employers. Develop learners with generic business facing skills. Develop people capable of recognising ‘possibilities’.
Forsyth & Goodwin Conclusions Collaborative CPD offers: Significant opportunities to mitigate the downward demographic trend. Positive and timely learning. Additional revenue streams. Brand support. Continuously updated business facing skills. University facing employers.