The relationship between organisational leadership and service provision

Ponto, Maria and Gale, Julia (2017) The relationship between organisational leadership and service provision. In: Twenty-fourth International Conference on Learning : New Media for New Learning; 19-21 Jul 2017, Honolulu, U.S.A.. (Unpublished)


In the last 25 years the UK education of nurses moved from being hospital based to university but now different models of education are being considered such as work based learning and apprenticeship. Work based learning (WBL) model acknowledges the learning that takes place in workplace which is often project or personal development plan centered. The role of the lecturer is to help students identify the learning outcomes for WBL projects and name activities needed to achieve these learning outcomes. The students also propose assessment criteria and the assessment mode. Such student involvement promotes greater understanding of the learning process and encourages responsibility for own education. The use of the apprenticeship model in healthcare is new and will essentially provide opportunities for health care assistants to be released to university for one day a week to learn academic aspects of nursing, whilst working during the rest of the week. For effective provision of the new kind of healthcare professionals the educational leaders must be conversant with the needs of the ever-changing healthcare provision. Furthermore, the leadership of the educational organisations must be strong and flexible in order to survive and adapt to the ever-changing needs of our societies.

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