Credit for Work Experience, High School Students

Learning occurs both inside and outside of the classroom. Credit for work experience is one approach to preparing students to move from school to career. It enables students who are 16 years of age or older and who are working to earn high school credit for their work experience. In order for credit to be awarded, the work experiences are connected to a career path. The work experience provides students with an opportunity to link secondary school concepts to a workplace and explore training in career paths after high school. Skills learned in credit for work experience that may be linked to student experiences involve time management, meeting deadlines, following directions, problem-solving, responsibility, and working in teams.

The work experiences enable students to make informed career ...

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