How should we use tasks in the mathematics classroom to connect to the world of work?

The mascil classroom materials provide a range of tasks that could be used to connect classroom learning to the world of work at:

http://www.mascil-project.eu/classroom-material

There are also various national repositories which teachers could explore to find tasks which would serve the purpose. For example see the National Stem Centre.

For this professional question there is one tool:

Tool WE-1: Mathematics in the world of work

This tool will help the group explore how authentic problems from the world of work can be used in mathematics classrooms.