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Work-Based Learning

Work-based learning (WBL) is a dynamic educational strategy designed to connect classroom learning with real-world work experiences. This approach aims to equip students with the skills, knowledge, and experiences necessary to succeed in the workforce. 

Benefits of Work-Based Learning

  • Skill Development: Students gain practical, hands-on skills that are directly applicable to their chosen careers.
  • Career Readiness: WBL programs prepare students for the workforce by providing real-world experience and industry-specific knowledge.
  • Academic Engagement: Linking classroom learning with practical applications can enhance student engagement and motivation.
  • Networking: Students build professional networks that can help them in their future careers.
  • Pathway to Employment: Many WBL programs lead to job offers, providing students with a direct route to employment after graduation.