During the COVID-19 Pandemic, ACE-WIL began to offer townhalls as a way to stay connected and provide support to members. Each townhall is centered around a specific theme and offers unique resources and professional development to aid members in WIL practice across BC. This resource pack includes the webinar recordings and slides of each townhall.

Summary of the key topics discussed at the first ACE-WIL BC/Yukon virtual coffee/townhall on COVID-19, held March 31, 2020. Hosted by BCcampus. Learn more »
Video recording of the first ACE-WIL BC/Yukon virtual coffee/townhall on COVID-19, held March 31, 2020. Hosted by BCcampus. Learn more »
Video recording of the second ACE-WIL BC/Yukon virtual townhall on COVID-19, held April 15, 2020. Guest panelists from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), Innovate BC, and the BC Public Service Agency. Hosted by BCcampus. Learn more »

Slides from "Let's talk about Virtual Internships", the third ACE-WIL BC/Yukon virtual townhall on COVID-19, held April 29, 2020. Guest panelists Breanne Stoudt (Human Resources Advisor at BCI), Jennifer Husband (Campus Program Manager at QuadReal Property Group), and Darelle Odo (Co-op Coordinator, Simon Fraser University). Hosted by BCcampus. Learn more »
Video of "Let's talk about Virtual Internships", the third ACE-WIL BC/Yukon virtual townhall on COVID-19, held April 29, 2020. Guest panelists Breanne Stoudt (Human Resources Advisor at BCI), Jennifer Husband (Campus Program Manager at QuadReal Property Group), and Darelle Odo (Co-op Coordinator, Simon Fraser University). Hosted by BCcampus. Learn more »
Slides from "Let's talk about Student Wellness", the fourth ACE-WIL BC/Yukon virtual townhall on COVID-19, held May 12, 2020. Guest panelists Dawn Schell (Counsellor, University of Victoria), Claire Clark (Community Manager, CALM), and Robynne Devine (Project Manager, BCcampus). Hosted by BCcampus. Learn more »

Video of "Student Wellness", the fourth ACE-WIL BC/Yukon virtual townhall on COVID-19, held May 12, 2020. Guest panelists Dawn Schell (UVIC), Claire Clarke (Community Manager, CALM), and Robynne Devine (Project Manager, BCcampus). Hosted by BCcampus. Learn more »
You’ve taken care of your family and your students through the COVID-19 crisis. We want to take care of you during this fun townhall. Two experts will give us tips on self-care: Sarah Chettleburgh (Counsellor, Royal Roads University) and Miranda Massie (Workplace Wellbeing Practices & Learning Consultant, UBC). Hosted by BCcampus. Learn more »
Video of "Taking care of YOU", the fifth ACE-WIL BC/Yukon virtual townhall on COVID-19, held June 2, 2020. Guest panelists Sarah Chettleburgh (Counsellor, Royal Roads University) and Miranda Massie (Workplace Wellbeing Practices & Learning Consultant, UBC). Hosted by BCcampus. Learn more »

Slides from the shared Google Slides for "Planning the online pivot (Part 1)", the sixth ACE-WIL BC/Yukon virtual townhall on COVID-19, held June 16, 2020. Personal contact information has been removed. Hosted by BCcampus. Learn more »
Video of "Planning the Online Pivot (Part 1) ", the sixth ACE-WIL BC/Yukon virtual townhall on COVID-19, held June 16, 2020. During this collaborative session members of ACE-WIL discussed challenges and strategies to pivot their preparatory courses online for the fall. The breakout room discussions were not recorded. Hosted by BCcampus. Learn more »
Slides from "Planning the Online Pivot (Part 2) ", the seventh ACE-WIL BC/Yukon virtual townhall on COVID-19, held June 30, 2020. During this collaborative session members of ACE-WIL discussed moving interviews to a virtual environment. Facilitated by ted by Lindsay Wood and Meg Thompson, co-chairs of the ACE-WIL Professional Development Committee. The breakout room discussions were not recorded.... Learn more »

Video of "Planning the Online Pivot (Part 2) ", the seventh ACE-WIL BC/Yukon virtual townhall on COVID-19, held June 30, 2020. During this collaborative session members of ACE-WIL discussed moving interviews to a virtual environment. Facilitated by ted by Lindsay Wood and Meg Thompson, co-chairs of the ACE-WIL Professional Development Committee. The breakout room discussions were not recorded.... Learn more »
Curious about micro-credentials? Want to hear about some successful work integrated learning (WIL) and micro-credential pilot programs? Join Anne-Marie Fannon, Director of the Professional Development Program at the University of Waterloo, for this informative lunch-hour town hall to explore and learn about micro-credentials and their potential value for employers, students, and WIL... Learn more »