Practice Brief #1

PB#1: How Can Out-of-School Organizations Use Brokering to Support Youth Interest-driven Learning Pathways?

Hive Research Lab

What is brokering, and why is it an important practice when it comes to supporting learning pathways? This brief introduces the idea of brokering as a practice supporting connections to learning opportunities, offers a conceptual model of factors affecting brokering, and gives an overview of potential strategies for integrating brokering into out-of-school programming.