Selected Funded Research Projects
Creating institutional conditions for sustainable degree apprenticeships (2019-2020) Darryll Bravenboer led a Middlesex University consortium of Sheffield Hallam, Staffordshire Universities and UVAC
The Conscious Business and Work Based Learning Project Carol Costley, Nico Pizzolato and Carl Lyons 2016-2017
Carol Costley, Lisa Clarke, Nico Pizzolato, Susan Scott-Hunt, David Boud, Intellectual Property Regulation Board, Evaluation Research Project 2016-17
Nico Pizzolato, Gorkem Akgoz, Back into the factory: writing theory and practice of the industrial workplace into 21st century history and social theory, Newton Advanced Fellowship Funded Research Project in cooperation with Hacetteppe University, Turkey, 2015-17
Carol Costley, Nico Pizzolato, Darryl Bravenboer, "Work Based Learning - Didactic tools for extra-occupational studying? Learning from Europe", Brandenburg Fachhoch Schule, 2014
Supervising the Modern Doctorate reports and activities about the Erasmus+ project on Best Supervision Practices in Professional Doctorate (2014-17)
Bacher, T., Costley, C., Etherington, D., Geiger, G., Hefler, G., Helemäe, J., Markowitsch, J., Roosalu, T., Saar, E.,Tamm, A. and Ure, O. (2013) Cooperation between education and training and the labour market in renewing VET CEDEFOP
Costley, C. and Dikerdem, M. (2011) Work based learning pedagogies and academic development. Project Report for Escalate
Costley, C. (2009) An assessment of Work Based Learning students’ engagement with the university Project Report for the Higher Education Academy.
Nixon, I., Willis, K., Major, D., Young, D., Tongue, A., Costley, C., Abukari, A., Biddle, P., Graham, S., McClenaghan, K., Helyer, R., Beadsmoore, A., Karuk, V., Siara, B. & Urwin, P. (2008) Work-based learning impact study. York: Higher Education Academy.
Costley, C., Stephenson, J. and Abukari, A. (2008) A Feasibility Study for A Workforce Development Centre for Wales funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales.
Costley, C., Abukari, A. and Little, B. (2008) A Literature Review of Employee learning Research Report, York: Higher Education Academy
Costley, C. and Abukari, A. (2008) The Impact of Work Based Learning in Higher Education Research Report. York; Higher Education Academy
Garnett, J., Portwood, D. and Costley, C. (2004) Bridging Rhetoric and Reality: Accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL) in the UK report commissioned by the University Vocational Awards Council
Armsby and Costley (2002) Practice-based research methodologies for practitioner-researcher Report of a pan-university research initiative NCWBLP, Middlesex University
Special editions and collected works in Work and Learning
Armsby, P. and Costley, C. (2019) Professional Doctorate Curriculum, Pedagogy and Achievements Studies in Continuing Education, special issue 41 (2). pp. 135-141.
Gibbs, P. (Ed) (2015) ‘Transdisciplinary Professional Learning and Practice, Switzerland; Springer
Armsby, P. (2011) The impact of the Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning on the development of work‐related learning in the UK. Higher Education Skills and Work-based learning – vol 1 (3)
Evans, K., Malloch, M., Cairns, L. and O’Connor, B.(Eds) (2010) An International Handbook of Workplace Learning London; Sage
Young, D. and Garnett, J. (2009) Refereed Proceedings from Work-based Learning Futures III, conference, Derby, April
Garnett, J. and Young, D. (2008) Refereed Proceedings from the Work-based Learning Futures II, conference, Middlesex, May 2008
Costley, C, (2007) The worker as researcher special issue of Journal of Workplace Learning, Vol 19 (3),
Young, D. and Garnett, J. (2007) Refereed Proceedings from Work Based Learning Futures conference April, Derby.
Costley C. (Ed) (2007) Work based learning: assessment and evaluation in higher education Special issue of Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education
Costley, C. (2002) Work Based Learning - Models and Implementations Special issue of New Capability, vol 5. No.1
Portwood, D. and Costley, C. eds.(2000) Work based learning and the university: new perspectives and practices. SEDA Paper (109). SEDA, Birmingham, pp. 23-35. ISBN 1902435125
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