This resource pack contains presentation recordings and associated resources from the 2021 ACE-WIL Symposia in May and November 2021. Topics ranged from capacity building with students, employer recruitment and engagement strategies, WIL program development and resources to support equity, diversity and inclusion. The Symposia were part of a COWIL Initiative Project.
Connecting with employers is a big part of the work being done to increase student work-integrated learning placements. Below are links to recordings of the symposium project presentations around the theme of employer engagement and recruitment.TALENT Match Raising Awareness and Engagement with SMEs in Interior and Northern BC An Employer Engagement Campaign to Educate and Inspire BC Businesses BC WIL Council Stakeholder Engagement Project Employer Engagement and Recruitment Communicating the Power of WIL: Tools, Techniques and Structures for Success Sustainable Work-integrated Learning for Liberals Arts & Indigenous Students The 3 P’s of Project Success that Launched a Regional WIL Hub During Challenging Times
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Work-integrated learning programming that aligns with the values of equity, diversity and inclusion is vital. Below are links to recordings of the symposium project presentations around the equity, diversity and inclusion.Inclusivity and Belonging in WIL Curriculum Naturalizing Indigenous Ways into WIL Improving Access to WIL Among Students with Disabilities EDI Resource Hub WIL Web Curriculum Accessibility Indigenous Resource Hub Toolkit for Employers, Organizations and Programs to Support Students from International Pathways Effective WIL Programs for Indigenous Students at UBC CanWork Internship Program Expanding WIL Opportunities with an Accessibility Approach
WIL Curriculum/Frameworks for PSIs
There is so much to learn from each other when it comes to work-integrated learning curriculum and frameworks. Below are links to recordings of the symposium project presentations around the theme of WIL Curriculum and Frameworks.Transformative Nursing (BSN) Practice Education and Transition Model Access to WIL for Students and Employers in Rural Regions Emotional Intelligence and Work-Integrated Learning Success Tools to Support Mid-Career Learners Working with Communities: Nursing Outreach in Castlegar CamSTAR Open Online STAR Story Tool Rural Education Action Coordination Hub (REACH) Framework Mentoring Women in Trades at College of the Rockies Bridging diverse bodies of knowledge and practice in WIL at UVic: Forging a UVic WIL Community of Practice Micro-credentials Panel WIL Provincial Technology Inventory and Analysis Review of Risk Management: Legal, Safety and Liability Coverage for Students Working in Diverse Types of Work-Integrated Learning
Funding from the Co-op and Work-Integrated Learning Initiative has enabled WIL programs to expand or develop. Below are links to recordings of the symposium project presentations around the theme of program development.Fibreshed Field School Stepping up WIL in a College Context Developing International Work Opportunities: Innovating a Non-STEM Stream for the Canada Japan Co-op Program Expanding CYC Practicum Opportunities Across the Province UBC Arts Amplifier: Facilitating WIL for Social Science & Humanities Graduate Students Innovative WIL for Rural and Remote Communities A “Tasting Menu” of ACE-WIL Projects – Roundtable Presentation WIL Centre Development “Let’s Get WILD” Building Faculty Capacity in Curricular WIL for Under-Represented Disciplines Accelerating WIL at Selkirk College What is the Greatest Reason in the World to start Volunteering? Co-op for Arts PhD Students Creating Conditions to Grow Graduate-Level Co-op Establishing and Managing The Practice of Institutional Wide-WIL Within An Established Institution Design-led Social Innovation in Work-Integrated Learning