What is Work-Based Learning?
Work-based learning is a continuum of school-coordinated workplace experiences that are related to students’ career goals and/or interests. They are performed in partnership with local businesses, industries, or other organizations in the community. WBL enables students to apply classroom instruction in a real-world business or service-oriented work environment.
Types of Work-Based Learning
Work-based learning comprises a wide range of activities that are conducted as an extended learning experience, including:
- Guest Speakers
- Work Place Tours
- Job Shadows
- School Based Enterprise
- Service Learning
Step 1: Work-Based Learning Application
Complete this application to show Mr. Smith that you are interested in Work-Based Learning. Upon submission of this application he will contact you to set up a meeting.
Step 2: Personalized Learning Plan
To be completed after your meeting with Mr. Smith.
Step 3: WBL Student Placement Portal
Those interested in mentoring/hosting a student from Science Hill High School can contact Adrian Smith or complete the Science Hill High School Work-Based Learning Site or Mentor Registration
Are you interested in becoming a Work Ethic Distinction industry partner? Click here for additional information or contact Adrian Smith.