This title guides students through the process of conceiving, planning, attending and learning from their educational placement. Unsure about where to do your placement? Scared about what might await you? Keen to make the most of every moment? Whether thinking about teaching abroad, working in your local school or supporting learning in an art gallery, this accessible and empowering guide will take you through the placement process and provide all the information you need to make the most of your experience. Case study extracts from past students on a diverse range of placements give a flavour for what it's really like to go on placement. Summaries and key points ensure you can find the information you're looking for quickly and reflective questions encourage you to think about and learn from your experiences. The supporting companion website provides links to placement opportunities, ideas to get you started and a complete set of student case studies. A guide for lecturers looking to support students on placement is also available online. This is the essential guide for all students thinking about going on an educational placement.