Experience the learnings and shared impacts of Work-Integrated Learning initiatives spearheaded by public post-secondary institutions across British Columbia. Projects range from capacity building with students, employer recruitment and engagement strategies, WIL program development and resources to support equity, diversity and inclusion, to name a few.
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 Employer Engagement and Recruitment An Employer Engagement Campaign to Educate and Inspire BC Businesses BC WIL Council Stakeholder Engagement Project
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
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
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”