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ASET - Association for Sandwich Education and Training. The mission statement of ASET is: "To promote and to support the concept of higher and further education programmes that integrate periods of academic study with periods of relevant work in an external organisation". The placement and employability professionals.
www.asetonline.org

Case Based Learning in Politics - This project aims to harness good practice in case-based (also known as problem-based) learning in other disciplines and develop it to meet the needs of the Politics curriculum for both full time undergraduate students and Foundation Degree students working in the local government sector. The project is based at Huddersfield University. http://www.hud.ac.uk/ezine/features/case_based_learning.html

CETL - Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Its aim is to recognise and invest in excellent teaching practice, supporting students, teachers and institutions. www.hefce.ac.uk/Learning/tinits/cetl

Crucible - Centre of excellence in education in human rights, social justice and citizenship, supported by the Higher Education Funding Council and rooted in established programmes and patterns of learning and teaching at the University. The Crucible is based at Roehampton University.
www.roehampton.ac.uk/crucible

C-SAP - Subject Centre for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics. Just one of twenty four subject networks, that are part of the Learning and Teaching Support Network. Their aim is to promote a scholarly and disciplinary-specific approach to the innovation and reform of learning and teaching in the social sciences.
www.c-sap.bham.ac.uk

HEA - Higher Education Academy, its aim is to help institutions, discipline groups and all staff, in order to provide the best possible learning experience for students.
www.heacademy.ac.uk


HEFCE - The Higher Education Funding Council for England distributes public money for teaching and research to universities and colleges. In doing so, it aims to promote high quality education and research, within a financially healthy sector. The Council also plays a key role in ensuring accountability and promoting good practice.
www.hefce.ac.uk

LET - Learning from Experience Trust, a leading authority on experiential, informal and work-based learning, using reflection to help identify learning needs.
www.learningexperience.org.uk/index.php

National Disability team (case studies) - working with Aim Higher, represents learners, and other under-represented potential applicants in higher education, showing opportunities open to them. www.actiononaccess.org/index.php?p=2_5_1

PARLE - The Politics Active Research Learning Environment (PARLE) Project is designed to deliver high quality postgraduate research training, using an interactive multi-media package containing audio, visual and textual components. PARLE is based at the Open University. www.open.ac.uk/parle/index.htm

QAA - Codes of practice on placement learning. Code of practice for the assurance of academic quality and standards in higher education. www.qaa.ac.uk/academicinfrastructure/codeOfPractice/section9/default.asp

The Re-invention Centre (UK) - A CETL project based at both Oxford Brookes University and University of Warwick. The Re-invention Centre promotes new methods in teaching and learning, with focus on research based learning for undergraduates. www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/sociology/research/cetl

The Reinvention Center (USA) - The Reinvention Center at Stony Brook University, New York is a national centre focusing on undergraduate education at research universities. www.ws.cc.stonybrook.edu/Reinventioncenter