New Report from Jobs For the Future – Let’s Get Real: Deeper Learning and the Power of the Workplace

February 16th, 2015

The Jobs for the Future (JFF) Students at the Center “Deeper Learning” series has released a new paper by Nancy Hoffman that explores what it means to be “career-ready” and says:

…in a period when very few teens have access to jobs, high school experience must incorporate gradual exposure to the workplace.  Learning to work and learning about work are major milestones for adolescent social and cognitive development. If deeper learning is the end, then work is a powerful means.

Read the executive summary.
Read the full paper.

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