Work-Based Learning

Resources on topics such as experiential learning, internships, school-based enterprises and apprenticeships

  • Research/ Report
September 2021

Jobs for the Future (JFF) under The Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship (PAYA) developed a brief that looks to serve both new and emerging youth apprenticeship programs.

  • Guide/Tool
September 2021

The Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship Data Framework was developed to guide and support youth apprenticeship partnerships in building out data systems that monitor the effectiveness of youth apprenticeship programs.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
August 2021

In early 2020, the Kansas State Chamber of Commerce commissioned a report through Economic Leadership on the Kansas’ workforce. The report compiled research, reviews of best practices and lessons learned from states around the country.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
August 2021

This Urban Institute report provides an in depth look at rural apprenticeships by evaluating four programs in Maine, Arizona, Missouri and Mississippi.

  • Snapshots
June 2021

This snapshot provides a summary of the priorities for Dallas, Texas' New Skills ready network team, focusing on developing a community-aligned view of labor market information (LMI) and creating a collaborative approach to work-based learning supported by a virtual internship toolkit.

  • Research/ Report
May 2021

The Urban Institute in partnership with CTE CoLab engaged in a rapid-response survey to community and technical colleges to understand the acceleration of online CTE programs during the pandemic.

  • Guide/Tool
April 2021

The Virtual Internship Toolkit is a resource to help grow the number of high-quality virtual internship experiences for high school students by providing best practice-informed guidance that can support employers and school staff to develop programs more easily.

  • Research/ Report
March 2021

This Advance CTE report provides a 5-step framework to address equity gaps in work-based learning by building a statewide infrastructure that enables cross-agency collaboration and prioritizes relationship building, data and accountability, quality, and extending social and cultural capital.