Waterloo Centre for the Advancement of Co-operative Education

We are now the Work-Learn Institute (WxL). Visit our new website to learn more about our one-of-a-kind research unit based on decades of future-proven experience as leaders in work-integrated learning.

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. June 16, 2020WatCACE is now the Work-Learn Institute
    Work-Learn Institute

  2. May 20, 2020Co-op education is critical to COVID-19 recovery in Canada

    In the Spring Issue of University of Waterloo Magazine, WatCACE Director Judene Pretti is featured in an article about the importance of co-op in unprecedented times. The full article is currently available online and in-print.

  3. May 16, 2020Q and A with the experts: The world of work during COVID-19

    WatCACE Director Judene Pretti is featured in Waterloo Stories and answered some questions about the world of work during COVID-19, including if people should be job searching right now and how to onboard new employees remotely. Head over to Waterloo Stories to read the entire article.

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