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Problem-based vs. Project-based learning

Monday 27 August 2018, by JMC

At E2 we recognise that there are a few academic strands of knowledge and skills, primarily in the discipline of mathematics, that can be challenging to include within a project-based learning approach.

For these few areas which require discrete teaching, we advocate a problem-based learning approach, which encompasses many of the benefits of PBL, but is more teacher-directed and typically focussed within a single traditional discipline.

Some of the key differences can be summarised as follows: