Place-based education

Place-based education focuses on integrating schools and communities. It accesses a community's unique mix of purpose, needs and expertise to equip students with tools and skills they need to solve complex challenges.

Place-based education provides authentic learning experiences and boosts a sense of community belonging in students. When combined with inquiry-based learning, and especially project-based learning, it is probably the most authentic education approach of all.

For a quick-start guide on how to implement place-based education, and an info-graphic about place-based education, follow the two links below.​

For insights into a place-based education program in a small rural school in Bhutan, follow this link.

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