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Properly designed and implemented work-based learning programs are proven way for U.S. companies to ensure that their employees have the skills required to thrive in today’s workplace and economy.

The Work-Based Learning Project is designed to provide the research, best practices, tools, tips, and learning communities to help you design and implement effective work-based learning programs. It is designed to meet the needs of employers, unions, workplace educators and trainers, and officials at the state and local levels responsible for workforce development. Good luck on your journey!

April 23-April 25, 2012 • Toronto, Ontario
Workforce One-Stop 2012: Connecting the Skilled Workforce with Workplaces and Marketplaces: will showcase the latest on finding and developing skilled workers for employers and their workforce development partners. Walk away with ideas, connections, research, tools and strategies to help them do their jobs better and to help the workforces they work with. Connect with new partners and clients—everyone you want to meet will be there!

New Case Study:
CARS OnDemand: High-Gear Training for a Sector in the Fast Lane
CARS OnDemand, an Internet-based training program that addresses the skills and knowledge needs of the automotive repair and service sectors.

Last Updated: September 9, 2011.


Choose a suggested pathway through this site, based on your individual needs and situation, or simply browse this site and find your own path.

The focus of this site is to help you make the business case for work-based learning.

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Download various templates to help you organize your thinking about your work-based learning efforts.

These tools will help you make the business case for work-based learning.
Share your work-based learning stories with others in the field.

We can learn a lot from each other’s real-life experiences.
Become part of an online learning community, by joining the discussion area.

Join an existing discussion group, or suggest a topic that you would like to see created.


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