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Selected Funded Research Projects

Housing, Health and Safety-Rating System Review- investigate assessors and stakeholders training needs and establish a competency framework 2020-2022

Jill Stewart and Carol Costley

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

Maguire, K.Costley, C. and Scott-Hunt, S. (2010) Work Based Learning; new framework for solicitors evaluation Project Report for the Solicitors Regulation Authority

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

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