The Way forward Sue Hatt University of the West of England, Bristol
OVERVIEW • Insights from Economics • Whose Business Case? • Embedding WP • Promoting Diversity • The significance of the Business Case
Insights from Economics • Analysis of costs and benefits as guide to behaviour • Cost and benefits in the public sector • The individual within the entity • Business case and social responsibility?
Whose Business case? • Students – lifetime earnings plus non pecuniary advantages • Economy – global markets • Institutions • Their stakeholders
Embedding WP • Embedding WP – not just doing WP • What does embedded WP involve? • Costs and benefits of embedding
Promoting student diversity • No longer a norm • Diverse sector ... but more homogeneity in institutions • What does diversity involve for each institution? ……and within each institution?
The significance of a business case • Not articulated at present • Different case for different institutions • Importance for stakeholders
CONTACT DETAILS Sue HattFaculty of Humanities, Languages and Social ScienceUniversity of the West of EnglandColdharbour LaneBristol BS16 1QYemail: Susan.Hatt@uwe.ac.ukTel: 0117 3282361