Academic publications

Across Canada, a growing number of academics are focusing their research on the practice of co-operative education and work-integrated learning. This body of work will become increasingly important, especially for academic institutions, as students and employers continue to prepare for the future beyond COVID-19. Here’s what we found.

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on work-integrated learning (WIL) has been significant. This paper delves into the importance of institutions developing diverse practices of WIL and shifting away from a heavy reliance on work placements.

There is growing focus on graduating global citizens who can advocate for and operationalize sustainable futures. In this paper, researchers conducted a pilot study to classify a sample of international internships in terms of their impact on one or more of the 17 United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.