Eva Kyndt, Simon Beausaert, Ilya Zitter – Connecting the Dots

Developing Connectivity between Education and Work: Principles and Practices

Authors: Eva Kyndt, Simon Beausaert, Ilya Zitter
Publishing Company: Routledge
Price: $44.95 (paperback), $160.00 (hardcover)
ISBN: (paperback) 978-0367549312, (hardcover) 978-0367549305
Published: July 13, 2021

Future-oriented education needs to invest in the connectivity between learning and working in order to realize its full potential. This book presents guiding principles on how to build these successful connections. By taking an educational perspective and enriching it with insights from human resource development, this book explores the why, how and what of designing for connectivity. This edited volume presents the current knowledge about educational practices and principles that help to realize connectivity between learning and working experiences. Introducing the central perspectives of workplace learning and learning environments at the boundary of school and work, this book presents key research that examines how educators and professionals from organizations and schools can come together with the purpose of realizing connectivity in educational programs.