Glossary

Work-based learning (WBL)

Definition: A fundamental aspect of vocational training – it is directly linked to the mission of VET to help learners acquire knowledge, skills and competences which are essential in working life. (See also apprenticeships/alternance schemes, school based VET, WBL integrated in a school based programme).

Source: European Commission (2013). Work-based learning in Europe: practices and policy pointers, European Union

Hyperlink: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/education_culture/repository/education/policy/vocational-policy/doc/alliance/work-based-learning-in-europe_en.pdf