Visitors, staff and employers are invited to view and vote on student submitted photographs taken during their co-operative work-terms outside of Canada. Each photo comes with a story of the photo and the student’s experience. This is the 11th anniversary of the contest and will sure to be the best one yet! To celebrate the 11th anniversary, there will be not one, but two prizes awarded! For more information, please visit here for more information and to submit your photos!
It’s been a long time since Waterloo Warriors have gone on exchange, but we remain hopeful that students will travel in the 2022-23 academic cycle. In celebration of International Education Week, this exhibit showcases 16 of the best photos that were submitted to our Exchange Photo Contests prior to the pandemic. The gallery is visible all week in Campus Housing.
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This contest is open to visiting exchange students who will be invited to take part in the fall term exchange photo contest. The contest is open from November 15 – 21, and a winner will be announced in December! This contest is open to visiting exchange students!
Oscar Nespoli will provide a review of successful pilot programming where interdisciplinary teams of students were immersed in international practice settings, finding, framing and constructing problems during their coop terms, while being coached virtually by tutors on campus. Q & A session will follow a brief presentation on the main findings and possible future work.
Students are looking at a future that will present problems that require global solutions that come from intercultural teams. Educational institutions across Canada are aspiring to graduate students who are equipped to navigate a rapidly-evolving global landscape that positions them well towards identifying and solving these global problems. Students from international backgrounds enrich our campuses with their diverse cultures, ideas, values and traditions. As part of the international education community, we interact with organizations globally.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted education systems in unprecedented ways. The crisis exacerbated long-standing inequalities, revealed the limits of technology, raised questions about learning loss and recovery, heightened concerns about corporatization, exposed the value of teaching, and much more. There is an urgent need to envision the future of public education for a post-pandemic world. What lessons have we learned from the pandemic for public education systems in Canada?