Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Co-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.

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Q 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.

Monday, May 4, 2020

CEIA 2020 webinar materials now available

Presentation slideshows from last month's CEIA Virtual Conference are now available on our Conference Presentations page. If you have any questions about the research, please do not hesitate to reach out to the WatCACE team or fellow presenters (contact information available on the final slides).

Monday, April 20, 2020

Judene Pretti is the 2020 recipient of the Ralph W. Tyler Award

WatCACE Director Judene Pretti was recently awarded the Ralph W. Tyler Award by the Co-operative Education and Internship Association (CEIA) for her distinguished work in leading co-operative education and work-integrated learning research to enhance knowledge and practices in the field of experiential learning. Learn more about this year's Award Recipients on the CEIA website:

Monday, March 9, 2020

Launching the CEWIL Resource Hub

Working alongside CEWIL Canada and with the support of the RBC Future Launch Program and work-integrated learning colleagues across the country, WatCACE is excited to announce that the CEWIL Resource Hub is now live. The CEWIL Resource Hub aims to showcase best practices and tools used across the nine types of WIL adopted by CEWIL Canada, as well as the ways in which underrepresented populations are supported

Monday, March 2, 2020

WIL and Co-op Month

Did you know March is WIL and Co-op Month? Join CEWIL Canada in celebrating work-integrated learning across Canada from March 1 to March 31 with events, success stories and best practices (and don't forget to use #WILPower to get in on the conversation). For more updates, visit the CEWIL Canada website.

Sunday, February 23, 2020

February CEWIL Research Matters

In the February CEWIL Research Matters (PDF), experiential education colleagues from University of New Brunswick share their thoughts on the two featured articles. We would like to extend our gratitude to Katelyn Copage (Indigenous Experiential Education Coordinator) and Sarah King (PhD, Director, Office of Experiential Education) for their help this month.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

WatCACE at Waterloo ExL

It was great to see so many of you at the Waterloo ExL symposium. As promised, the  slide deck presented by Judene has been uploaded to the WatCACE site. 

Sunday, February 2, 2020

New Research Article from WatCACE Associates

WatCACE Associates Winny Shen and Edward Yeung conducted a diversity climate survey on co-op students, and the journal article and results are published in the European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. WatCACE is honoured to provide funding and assistance to Shen and Yeung's important research.

The article can be accessed online today.

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