Global WIL Charter

This Charter is an outcome of a global consultation regarding cooperative education and work-integrated education (CWIE) led by the World Association for Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education (WACE) and launched at the President’s Summit hosted at the University of Cincinnati in August 2019.

Global CWIE Charter: Inaugural Signatories

August 2019

Dr. Neville Pinto
President
University of Cincinnati, USA (host)

Dr. Norah McRae
Associate Provost, Co-operative and Experiential Education
University of Waterloo, Canada (largest program in NA)

Prof. Arnold  van Zyl
President
DHBW, Germany (largest program in Europe)

Dr. Elizabeth Elle
Associate Vice President, Teaching and Learning
Simon Fraser University, Canada

Dr. Timothy Rahilly
President and Vice-Chancellor
Mount Royal University , Canada

Dr. Wisdom Tettey
Vice President and Principal
University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada

Ms. Keiko Saito-Miyakawa
President
NPO Japan Forum for WIL

Dr. Satoshi Osawa
President
Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Japan

Dr. Marlin Marissa Malek
Director, Centre for University-Industry Collaboration
Centre for University-Industry Collaboration (CUIC),
Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia

Ms. Nora Griselda Hernández
National Director of Career and Professional Development Center
Universidad Tecmilenio, Mexico

Dr. Paul Zevenbergen
Board Member
NVAO The Netherlands

Prof. Giselle Byrnes
Provost
Massey University, New Zealand

Prof. Robyn Longhurst
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic
University of Waikato, New Zealand

Prof. Henk de Jager
Vice-Chancellor and Principal
Central University of Technology, Free State, South Africa

Dr. Atit Koonsrisuk
Director, Centre for Cooperative Education and Career Development
Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand

Dr. Charun Bunyakan
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Walailak University, Thailand

Dr. David Rogers
President
SUNY Morrisville, USA

Dr. Chutamas Satasook
Vice President for Academic Affairs
President Office
Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Dr. Nagi Naganathan
President
Oregon Institute of Technology, USA

Dr. Patricia Sendall
Professor of Management
Merrimack College, USA

Mr. Ian Sladen
Vice President, Cooperative Education & Career Development
Drexel University, USA

Dr. Cassie Barlow
President|
Southern Ohio Council for Higher Education, USA

Dr. Marisa Kelly
President
Suffolk University, USA

Dr. Monica Posey
President
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, USA

Prof. Dr. Wichit Srisa-an
The University Council, Thailand

The following National Associations from around the world also signed on behalf of their memberships:

  • Australian Collaborative Education Network (ACEN)
  • Association for Sandwich Education and Training (ASET) – agreed but not present
  • Canadian Association for Work Integrated Learning (CEWIL)
  • New Zealand Association for Co-operative Education (NZACE)
  • Thai Association for Co-operative Education (TACE)
  • The Vilär Network (VILÄR Sweden)
  • Co-operative Education and Internships Association of the USA (CEIA)