Definitions for "Work-Based Learning"
Learning acquired in the work place, normally under the supervision of a person from the same company as well as a professional teacher from outside the company.
Learning that occurs in work place and is usually completed under the supervision an employee of the company and a instructor connected to an educational institution; examples include co-op programs, student teaching and internships.
Refers to education experiences that occur in cooperation with business/industry and other community partners. Work-based learning is defined as a coherent sequence of career awareness, exploration, job training and experience activities that are coordinated with school-based learning activities. There are work-based learning activities appropriate for every grade level.Typically students complete written assignments before, during and after work-based learning experiences to help them understand and reflect on what they see, hear and learn from the community partner.