Webinars

WACE, the world association for co-operative and work integrated education will be presenting a series of webinars to share information, strategies and research globally.

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Webinar recordings – Global WIL Conversations

Recording – Global Conversation # 3 Developing Cultural Intelligence in WIL

Recorded on 7 December 2020 (EST)

Acknowledgement: Our thanks to CEWIL (Canada) for the use of their Zoom account and to various national associations for sourcing speakers.

Outline: This workshop introduced the practitioner aspects of the Cultural Intelligence (CQ) model for developing intercultural competencies. CQ is a globally recognized way of assessing and improving effectiveness in culturally diverse situations. The intent of sharing this model with the larger global WIL practitioner community is to develop knowledge capital on how we, as a community, can advance intercultural effectiveness within our student and employer stakeholders.

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Video (YouTube)

Speakers:

Karima Ramji, Associate Director, International, Indigenous and Strategic Initiatives
Co-operative Education Program and Career Services
University of Victoria, Canada

Shabnam (Shay) Surjitsingh Ivković, Manager – International Co-op Mobility
Co-operative Education
Unversity of Waterloo, Canada

 

Conversation#4-Cultural Intelligence

Recording – Global Conversation # 3 COVID-19 and Emerging WIL Research

Recorded on two occasions 28/29/30 July 2020

Acknowledgement: Our thanks to CEWIL (Canada) for the use of their Zoom account and to various national associations for sourcing speakers.

Outline: WIL researchers from across the globe will share research areas and questions that have emerged as a result of COVID-19 and its impact on WIL programs. The panellists will describe the approaches being taken in exploring their research questions and share preliminary findings.

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Option A (Time zones: Australia / Asia / West Coast North America)

Video (YouTube)

Moderator

Dr. Karsten Zegwaard, Director of Work-Integrated Learning Research, University of Waikato, New Zealand

Panellists

  • Dr. Bonnie Dean, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Science, Medicine & Health, University of Wollongong, Australia
  • Dr. Judene Pretti, Director, Work-Learn Institute, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Dr. Buratin Khampirat, Assistant Professor of Educational Research, Suranaree University of Technology (SUT), Thailand
  • Dr. Karen Nulton, Teaching Professor and Director of Writing Assessment, Department of English and Philosophy, Drexel University, United States

Option B (Time zones: Europe / Africa / Central & East Coast North America)

Video (YouTube)

Moderator

Dr. Judene Pretti, Director, Work-Learn Institute, University of Waterloo, Canada

Panellists

  • Erik R. Alanson, Director, Computing & Information Technology Co-op Programs and Associate Professor, Division of Experience-Based Learning & Career Education, University of Cincinnati, United States
  • Dr. Roelien Brink, Deputy HOD: (CEP,Online & EUC) Applied Information Systems,
    College of Business and Economics, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Dr. Ashley Stirling, Vice-Dean, Academic Affairs, Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, University of Toronto, Canada
Global Conversations #3

Recording – ‘Employer perspectives of WIL in the COVID era and beyond’

Recorded on two occasions 8/9 July 2020.

Acknowledgement: Our thanks to CEWIL (Canada) for the use of their Zoom account and to various national associations for sourcing speakers.

Outline: Employers from across the globe will share strategies and innovations in response to COVID-19 on work integrated learning and offer perspectives on the longer term opportunities and impacts on WIL and the world of work moving forward.

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Option A (Time zones: Australia / Asia/ West Coast N. America)

Video (YouTube)

Facilitator: Judie Kay, ACEN Australia  Chair WACE National Associations

Speakers

  • Dr Ralph Brigham, Global Director of Campus Relations, Southwestern Advantage, USA
  • Dieu Linh Pham, Talent Acquisition Manager, Total, Vietnam
  • Jeff Ollinger, Senior Manager, Campus Recruitment,, Royal Bank of Canada
  •  Rachel Proud, Manager Operations Planning – Projects, Fortescue Metals Group Ltd, Australia

Option B (Time zones: Europe / Africa / Central & East Coast North America)

Video (YouTube)

Facilitator: Judie Kay, ACEN Australia  Chair WACE National Associations

Speakers

  • Mary-Ann Paul, Head of Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding: Africa, Siemens Energy, South Africa
  • Gemma Smith, Lancashire Forensic Collaboration Project Manager, Lancashire Constabulary and the University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom
  • Simon Chan, VP, Talent, Academy & Future of Work, Communitech Corporation, Canada
Global Conversations No2

Recording – ‘Global Perspectives, Strategies and Impacts: Work Integrated Education and COVID-19’

Recorded on two occasions 27/28th May 2020

Outline: Speakers from work integrated learning National Associations will share impacts, strategies and resources being developed within their countries in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and offer perspectives on the longer-term implications on WIL programs.

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Option A (Time zones: Australia / Asia/ West Coast N. America)

Note there are some audio issues for a few minutes but they sort themselves out

Video (YouTube)

Audio

Facilitator: Judie Kay, ACEN Australia  Chair WACE National Associations

Speakers

  • Jenny Fleming, WILNZ New Zealand
  • Cara Krezek, CEWIL Canada
  • Franziska Trede, ACEN Australia
  • Dawn Koeltzow, CEIA USA

Option B (Time zones: Europe / Africa / Central & East Coast North America)

Note there are some audio issues for a few minutes but they sort themselves out

Video (YouTube)

Audio

Facilitator: Judie Kay, ACEN Australia  Chair WACE National Associations

Speakers

  • Frances Dominique Walker, ASET UK
  • Kristina Johansen, VILAR Sweden
  • Cara Krezek, CEWIL Canada
  • Dr Roelien Brink, SASCE South Africa