Work-based Learning

Tell me and I’ll forget. Show me and I may remember.
Involve me and I’ll understand.—Chinese Proverb

This National Research Center for Career and Technical Education report “focused on developing a conceptual base for work-based learning (WBL), on a strategy that helps students apply academic and technical skills and develop employability skills.” Some of the recommendations include:

  • Provide professional development for teachers and WBL coordinators to develop instructional strategies, including for cognitive transfer of problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrate strategies for involving academic and CTE teachers in the WBL process so that WBL is connected to classroom learning.


Visit their website for more information and resources.
National Center for Innovation in Career and Technical Education

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