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 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