Real challenges involved learners being set a real challenge to solve in the work place and creating solutions. A real challenge can generate significant learning – both for your company and for the participants involved.


Key features for each stakeholder:

Employers

What does it mean?

Tackling real workplace problems and challenges.

What is the purpose?

Students gain experience and learning by tackling real-life workplace challenges facilitated by employers.

What does it look like?

The minimum impact would be from three short visits or meetings a year. The real workplace challenges are usually co-constructed and brokered through a training partner

Education Providers

What does it mean?

Employers co-construct the delivery of real workplace problems and challenges to students.

What is the purpose?

Your students gain experience and skills by tackling real-life workplace challenges facilitated by real-life employers.

What does it look like?

A minimum of three short visits or meetings a year from the employer. You would act as a project consultant, shaping content to ensure it is aligned with your educational needs. You would then co-deliver the activity.

Young People & Communities

What does it mean?

Tackling real workplace problems and challenges.

What is the purpose?

You become familiar with with real-life workplace challenges whilst learning skills such as adaptation and self-awareness.

What does it look like?

You will be part of an extended programme of activity developed by an employer and your teachers


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