Engaging with ACE-WIL Members


Improving Access to Co-op/WIL among Students with Disabilities
Identifying and working to remove barriers to students with accessibility needs that have self-selected not to participate in Co-op at Okanagan College, as well as supporting students already participating was the underpinning focus of this project. Read More »
ACE-WIL BC/Yukon WIL Preparatory Curriculum: Quality Framework
This project developed a Quality Framework for Work-Integrated Learning Preparatory Curriculum. This project will support British Columbia (BC)/ Yukon post-secondary institutions in the development, implementation, and evaluation of work-integrated learning (WIL) educational programs designed to prepare students prior to entering their workplace or practice setting. Read More »
IMPACT 2020 WIL Student Story Showcase
The main goals of this project are to: celebrate student success, engage with members, and promote hiring WIL students to employers. The project generated interview videos with the winning students and their employers, as well as an inventory of all the story submissions. Read More »

Resource Packs

ACE-WIL Member Townhalls
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. Read More »


WIL Preparatory Curriculum Framework
This report includes data collected from participating institutions regarding: – The alignment of co-op program learning outcomes with the CEWIL national accreditation and quality standards. – Institutionally identified needs for expanding WIL preparatory curriculum to include such content as inclusivity, workplace readiness, and needs of equity-deserving students. – Institutional perspectives… Read More »
ACE-WIL BC/Yukon Townhall: BC WIL Employer and Community Partner Survey Project – Key Findings
Video recording of the ACE-WIL Virtual Townhall on: BC WIL Council Employer/Community Partner Survey Results held on June 22, with Julie Walchli (BC WIL Council Chair), along with Camilo Peña and Lisvet Parra, from UBC’s Planning and Institutional Research Office, sharing the results of the B.C. WIL Council Employer/Community Partner… Read More »
International Students on a WIL Experience