Prof Darryll Bravenboer


NameProf Darryll Bravenboer
Job titleDirector of Apprenticeships & Prof of Higher EducationSkills
Research institute
Primary appointmentThe Centre for Apprenticeships & Skills
Email addressd.bravenboer@mdx.ac.uk
Contact categoryResearcher

Research outputs

The official discourse of academic credit in England

Bravenboer, D. 2022. The official discourse of academic credit in England. in: Turnbull, W. and Woolf, H. (ed.) Widening Access to Higher Education in the UK: Developments and Approaches Using Credit Accumulation and Transfer Maidenhead, Berkshire Open University Press. pp. 63-79

Move on Up? Measuring the social mobility impact of apprenticeships

Lillis, F. and Bravenboer, D. 2022. Move on Up? Measuring the social mobility impact of apprenticeships. London Middlesex University.

Guest Editorial [Special issue: Transforming the Perception of Apprenticeships in England: Careers in the Public Sector] , Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning, Vol. 10 No. 5, pp. 693-700.

Bravenboer, D. and Crawford-Lee, M. 2020. Guest Editorial [Special issue: Transforming the Perception of Apprenticeships in England: Careers in the Public Sector] , Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning, Vol. 10 No. 5, pp. 693-700. Emerald.

Professionalising sales and forging futures: integrated degree apprenticeship case study

Nottingham, P., Sutton, L., Bravenboer, D., Stevenson, F., Williams, D. and Philip, E. 2019. Professionalising sales and forging futures: integrated degree apprenticeship case study. in: The impact of the SEEC Credit Level Descriptors: case studies UK SEEC. pp. 18-21

The creative disruption of degree apprenticeships in the UK

Bravenboer, D. 2019. The creative disruption of degree apprenticeships in the UK. in: Talbot, J. (ed.) Global Perspectives on Work-Based Learning Initiatives IGI Global. pp. 57-83

The unexpected benefits of reflection: a case study in university-business collaboration

Bravenboer, D. 2018. The unexpected benefits of reflection: a case study in university-business collaboration. Journal of Work-Applied Management. 10 (1), pp. 50-62. https://doi.org/10.1108/JWAM-01-2017-0002

Why co-design and delivery is ‘a no brainer’ for higher and degree apprenticeship policy

Bravenboer, D. 2016. Why co-design and delivery is ‘a no brainer’ for higher and degree apprenticeship policy. Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning. 6 (4), pp. 384-400. https://doi.org/10.1108/HESWBL-06-2016-0038

Work-integrated degrees: context, engagement, practice and quality

Lester, S., Bravenboer, D. and Webb, N. 2016. Work-integrated degrees: context, engagement, practice and quality. Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.

Towards an integrated approach to the recognition of professional competence and academic learning

Bravenboer, D. and Lester, S. 2016. Towards an integrated approach to the recognition of professional competence and academic learning. Education + Training. 58 (4), pp. 409-421. https://doi.org/10.1108/ET-10-2015-0091

Developing a transdisciplinary work based learning curriculum: a model for recognising learning from work

Bravenboer, D. and Workman, B. 2016. Developing a transdisciplinary work based learning curriculum: a model for recognising learning from work. in: Keppell, M., Reushle, S. and Antonio, A. (ed.) Open Learning and Formal Credentialing in Higher Education: Curriculum Models and Institutional Policies IGI Global. pp. 144-167

Flexible frameworks and building blocks

Bravenboer, D. and Workman, B. 2015. Flexible frameworks and building blocks. in: Heyer, R. (ed.) Facilitating Work-Based Learning: A Handbook for Tutors London Macmillan Education | Palgrave. pp. 52-72

Developing a transdisciplinary work-based learning curriculum: a model for recognising learning from work

Bravenboer, D. and Workman, B. 2015. Developing a transdisciplinary work-based learning curriculum: a model for recognising learning from work. in: Reushle, S., Antonio, A. and Keppell, M. (ed.) Open Learning and Formal Credentialing in Higher Education: Curriculum Models and Institutional Policies IGI Global. pp. 144-167

New degree apprenticeships and the implications for credit

Bravenboer, D. 2015. New degree apprenticeships and the implications for credit. SEEC Summer Symposium: Dimensions of Credit: Current UK Perspectives. London, United Kingdom 19 Jun 2015

Delivering higher level and degree apprenticeships: opportunities and challenges - Middlesex University case study workshop

Bravenboer, D. 2015. Delivering higher level and degree apprenticeships: opportunities and challenges - Middlesex University case study workshop. HEFCE London and East institutional team event: Higher level and degree apprenticeships. Central Hall Westminster, London, United Kingdom 03 Jun 2015

University higher apprenticeships

Bravenboer, D. 2015. University higher apprenticeships. HEFCE staff briefing event. HEFCE Head Office, Bristol 23 Mar 2015

The concept of Work Based Learning at Middlesex University

Bravenboer, D. 2015. The concept of Work Based Learning at Middlesex University. Work Based Learning – A didactic instrument for studying while in employment? Learning from Europe.

Professional practice in construction management

Bravenboer, D. and Webb, N. 2014. Professional practice in construction management. Opportunities for Construction and Built Environment (CBE): New Learning Approaches and Pathways to Higher Education. Higher Education Academy, CHOBE, CITB, University of Westminster, London 12 Mar 2014

Recognising prior learning in higher education – innovative approaches to work based learning

Bravenboer, D. 2014. Recognising prior learning in higher education – innovative approaches to work based learning. Recognising Prior Learning National Seminar. , SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff Metropolitan University, University of South Wales, Cardiff University, The Open University in Wales 11 Nov 2014

Integrating professional recognition into the development of work-based university degrees

Bravenboer, D. and Webb, N. 2013. Integrating professional recognition into the development of work-based university degrees. Linking London CATS Project Dissemination Event. Birkbeck, University of London 14 Jun 2013

University higher apprenticeships – the best of both worlds

Bravenboer, D. 2013. University higher apprenticeships – the best of both worlds. Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) National Centres Conference, Integrating Skills. Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre, Staffordshire 26 Jun 2013

Recognising professional learning through work

Bravenboer, D. 2013. Recognising professional learning through work. Royal Aeronautical Society Education and Skills Conference 'right people, right skills, right jobs’. Royal Aeronautical Society, London 01 Oct 2013

The unexpected benefits of workforce development

Bravenboer, D. 2013. The unexpected benefits of workforce development. Work Applied Learning for Change Conference. Australian Institute for Business, Adelaide, Australia 13 Nov 2013

Towards an integrated approach to the recognition of professional competence through academic qualification

Bravenboer, D. and Lester, S. 2013. Towards an integrated approach to the recognition of professional competence through academic qualification. UVAC National Conference, Accrediting Professional Competence and Higher Apprenticeships at Degree Level – new models of learner recruitment and employer engagement for the 21st century. Park Inn Hotel, York 26 Nov 2013

Lifelong learning and workforce development through university-business collaboration

Bravenboer, D. 2012. Lifelong learning and workforce development through university-business collaboration. UALL Annual Conference. Cambridge 18 - 20 Mar 2012

The official discourse of fair access to higher education [conference item]

Bravenboer, D. 2012. The official discourse of fair access to higher education [conference item]. at Open University Widening Participation Conference 2012 - Discourses of Inclusion in Higher Education. Whittlebury Hall, Northamptonshire 24 - 25 Apr 2012

Building work based learning qualifications

Bravenboer, D. 2012. Building work based learning qualifications. PARN Annual Conference, Fit for Purpose Professionals: Exploring new entry routes to the professions. Woburn House, London 25 Apr 2012

Implementation and delivery of the higher apprenticeship in construction operations management

Bravenboer, D. 2012. Implementation and delivery of the higher apprenticeship in construction operations management. The Future of Apprenticeships: Building a World Class Skills Economy. Royal College of Surgeons - London 19 May 2012

Higher apprenticeship development

Bravenboer, D. 2012. Higher apprenticeship development. at Academic Credit 2012: Harmonies, Developments and Digression,SEEC/NUCCAT National Conferences. Aston University Business School 19 Oct 2012

Higher level skills – challenges and opportunities for universities

Bravenboer, D. 2012. Higher level skills – challenges and opportunities for universities. Higher Level Skills – Challenges and Opportunities for Universities. UVAC National Conference, York

The official discourse of fair access to higher education [article]

Bravenboer, D. 2012. The official discourse of fair access to higher education [article]. Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning. 14 (3), pp. 120-140. https://doi.org/10.5456/WPLL.14.3.120

The role of universities in higher apprenticeship development

Anderson, A., Bravenboer, D. and Hemsworth, D. 2012. The role of universities in higher apprenticeship development. Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning. 2 (3), pp. 240-255. https://doi.org/10.1108/20423891211271773

Using virtual spaces for learning communities to facilitate project development and collaborative learning

Toneva, K., Doncaster, K. and Bravenboer, D. 2012. Using virtual spaces for learning communities to facilitate project development and collaborative learning. Valerdi, J., Krämer, B. and White, S. (ed.) The Fourth International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning: eL&mL 2012. Valencia, Spain 30 Jan - 04 Feb 2012 IARIA. pp. 111-115

Maximising employer-responsive progression through organisational development

Bravenboer, D. 2011. Maximising employer-responsive progression through organisational development. in: Tallantyre, F. and Kettle, J. (ed.) Learning from experience in employer engagement The Higher Education Academy. pp. 34-44

Progression and fair access to higher education in the creative industries sector

Bravenboer, D. 2011. Progression and fair access to higher education in the creative industries sector. in: Bhagat, D. and O’Neill, P. (ed.) Inclusive practices, inclusive pedagogies: learning from widening participation research in Art and Design Higher Education CHEAD / ukadia / ACE / ADM-HEA Subject Centre. pp. 104-118

Maximising employer-responsive progression.

Bravenboer, D. 2010. Maximising employer-responsive progression. Developing a new relationship between employers and higher education? Emerging lessons from HEFCE-funded workforce development projects. Conference Aston, Birmingham 02 Dec 2010

Apprenticeships and work-based higher education

Bravenboer, D. 2011. Apprenticeships and work-based higher education. The London Councils: Apprenticeships and progression. London 17 Oct 2011

Developing a nationally recognised higher apprenticeship in construction

Bravenboer, D. 2011. Developing a nationally recognised higher apprenticeship in construction. UVAC National Conference. UVAC National Conference, York

Commodification and the official discourse of higher education.

Bravenboer, D. 2009. Commodification and the official discourse of higher education. PhD thesis Institute of Education, University of London Educational Foundations and Policy Studies

Progression accords, additional student numbers and development funds.

Bravenboer, D. and MOVE: Life Long Learning Network for the East of England 2007. Progression accords, additional student numbers and development funds. MOVE in Action: Two years on. Rowley Mile, Newmarket 04 Dec 2007

Higher ambitions for fair access and work based learning.

Bravenboer, D. 2010. Higher ambitions for fair access and work based learning. Work based learning futures 4: Policy into practice?. Middlesex University 15 Apr 2010

Establishing effective diploma progression pathways.

Bravenboer, D. and MOVE: Life Long Learning Network for the East of England 2008. Establishing effective diploma progression pathways. Higher Education and 14-19 Reforms Conference: Matching access to expectations: implications for higher education. 09 Dec 2008

What are the barriers to establishing effective diploma progression pathways.

Bravenboer, D. 2008. What are the barriers to establishing effective diploma progression pathways. 3rd Annual 14-19 Diplomas Conference. New Connaught Rooms, London 16 Sep 2008

Progression accords and credit frameworks.

Bravenboer, D. and Betts, M. 2007. Progression accords and credit frameworks. LLN National Forum Annual Practitioner Conference. 13 Nov 2007

Collaboration to engage employers in the cultural sector.

Bravenboer, D., Baldwin, R. and MOVE: Life Long Learning Network for the East of England 2007. Collaboration to engage employers in the cultural sector. Learning after Leitch: Building Partnerships & Practice to Upskill the Workforce. National College for School Leadership, Learning and Conference Centre, Triumph Road, Nottingham 17 Apr 2007

Higher ambitions for the volunteer workforce, at V4V: academic credit for the volunteer workforce

Bravenboer, D. 2010. Higher ambitions for the volunteer workforce, at V4V: academic credit for the volunteer workforce. V4V: Academic Credit for the Volunteer Workforce. Middlesex University and Barnet Voluntary Services

Employer engagement, co-funding and the MODNet project

Bravenboer, D. 2010. Employer engagement, co-funding and the MODNet project. Linking London Employer Engagement Event. Birkbeck, University of London. 27 Jan 2010

Maximising employer-responsive progression, developing a new relationship between employers and higher education?

Bravenboer, D. 2010. Maximising employer-responsive progression, developing a new relationship between employers and higher education? Emerging lessons from HEFCE-funded workforce development projects. Conference Aston, Birmingham, HEFCE 02 Dec 2010

Development for change.

Bravenboer, D., Cairns, B., Judson, T. and MOVE: Life Long Learning Network for the East of England 2009. Development for change. University of Hertfordshire.

Progression in practice.

Bravenboer, D. and MOVE: Life Long Learning Network for the East of England 2008. Progression in practice. University of Hertfordshire.

An introduction to the theory and practice of MOVE progression accords.

Betts, M. and Bravenboer, D. 2008. An introduction to the theory and practice of MOVE progression accords. Bristol Higher Education Funding Council for England.
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