Workplace Learning

What are the key elements of successful workplace learning?

Critical Thinking

  • It is imperative for schools to teach and reinforce critical thinking skills that students can apply in workplace environments.


  • Studies have shown that collaboration and collaborative activities are necessary traits for the 21st century workplace.

Soft Skills and Leadership

  • Interpersonal communication skills are necessary to be successful in the everyday workplace.  Schools should model and promote the development of these skills.

Work Ethic

  • Schools will help students develop and practice employability skills such as being present, punctual, and productive.


  • Integrating technology across the curriculum provides opportunities for students to develop skills needs for the 21st century workplace.