WBL/YAP

Work-Based Learning  gives students the opportunity to learn a variety of skills by expanding the walls of classroom learning to include the community. By narrowing the gap between theory and practice, Work-Based Learning creates meaning for students.

Work-Based Learning provides opportunities for students to learn a variety of skills through rigorous academic preparation with hands-on career development experiences. Under the guidance of adult mentors, students learn to work in teams, solve problems, and meet employers’ expectations.

WORK-BASED LEARNING GOALS AND BENEFITS
Through Work-Based Learning, students have the opportunity to see how classroom instruction connects to the world of work and future career opportunities.

Work-Based Learning provides the following:

  • Active participation of educators, employees, labor, students, parents, and appropriate agency and community representatives.
  • Development of learning and workplace competencies.
  • Motivation to stay in school.
  • Improvement of student grades.
  • Improvement in student ability to become employed.
  • Increased awareness of nontraditional career opportunities.
  • Help for students in identifying Career Pathways.



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M Robinson,
Sep 28, 2012, 7:20 AM
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M Robinson,
Sep 28, 2012, 7:21 AM
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