Waterloo Centre for the Advancement of Co-operative Education

The Waterloo Centre for the Advancement of Co-operative Education (WatCACE) was established to further Waterloo's leadership role in co-operative education. WatCACE advances co-operative education practice through conducting and disseminating research. With the largest co-operative education program of its kind in the world, we have the largest data set to examine, understand and continue to innovate the co-operative education model.

  1. July 28, 2018Talent Management Research Findings

    Back in December 2017, WatCACE surveyed 455 supervisors, recruiters and executives to better understand the dynamics of “talent management” from the perspective of organizations that hire work-integrated learning (WIL) students.

  2. June 24, 2018June Co-op Research Matters and Summer Hiatus News

    In this month's issue of Co-op Research Matters (PDF), we are showcasing two articles in the latest edition of the International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning. We would like to thank Richard Wikkerink (Manager, Employment and Co-operative Education Services, CCA) and Dr. Sherilyn Houle (Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy) for their thoughtful insights.

  3. May 14, 2018May Co-op Research Matters

    In our May Co-op Research Matters (PDF), we are featuring articles on the impact of work-integrated learning on creativity in leadership and motivation in graduate studies. We'd like to thank Oscar Nespoli (Department of Mechanics and Mechatronics Engineering) and Zara Rafferty (Recreation and Leisure Studies; PD13 Content Developer) for contributing to this month's newsletter.

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  1. Aug. 28, 2018Research Seminar: A Holistic Approach to Evaluating Macquarie University’s Institution-wide Work Integrated Learning Program


    Dr. Kate Lloyd, Associate Professor and Director for Learning, Teaching and Research in PACE at Macquarie University, Australia

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