Setting up project based learning

Overview

Sam Burrough, Performance Learning Group Last Published  30 April 2015

Project based learning, action learning or inquiry based learning all broadly refer to the same approach of tackling real world problems as a group in collaborative ways, with the aid of facilitation and coaching to develop key skills and solve important challenges.

This tool will look at:
  • When it is most appropriate to use this approach
  • How to set up and run a project based learning initiative
  • The challenges you are likely to face.

Unit: Facilitating Collective and Social Learning (5CSL)

This tool maps to the following learning outcomes:
  • Compare different models of collective and social learning.
  • Describe the development of collective and social learning and their manifestations and uses in the workplace.
  • Assess the factors to be considered when implementing collective and social learning programmes in organisations.