What is Work Based Learning?
Simply put, Work Based Learning, or WBL, is where students from Waverly High School are strategically placed in business settings to learn skills that are crucial for success in the work place.
We have adopted the following definition of WBL:
- Provide students with real-life work experiences where they can apply academic and technical skills and develop their employability.
-WBL programs are targeted to bridge the gap between the learning and the doing
What are the goals of WBL?
Goal 1: To provide on-the-job work experience
in order to create strong, successful
Goal 2: Engage students in real life work
experience that relates to classroom
learning. Let's get them off of Frederick Street and onto Main Street.
Goal 3: Help students develop positive work
habits, attitudes and interpersonal
skills through realistic learning
settings and establishment of soft
Goal 4: Help students develop future career
goals by helping establish career likes
Goal 5: Improve workforce stability by
linking students and employers that
would encourage them to remain in
the Greater Valley!