In this issue, we explore how you can help to increase the career relevancy of a work term experience and foster supportive social networks, creating work experiences that are mutually beneficial for your student workers, employees, and organization!
During his time at Waterloo, James (Jim) Downey was instrumental to the University’s world-renowned co-operative education program as the founding director of the Waterloo Centre for the Advancement of Co-operative education (WatCACE).
Welcome to the second year of the Work-Learn Institutes Insight newsletter. In this issue, we explore what a lifelong learner is and why its critical to have them in your organization.
We're excited to provide more research-based insights in 2022 through events and newsletters. Stay tuned for what's coming next year.
The Work-Learn Institute is pleased to announce it has entered into a two-year partnership with the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO)'s newly established Skills Consortium. The purpose of the Skills Consortium is to “evaluate programs or interventions relating to the acquisition, development and/or articulation of transferable skills.”
Read on to learn more about the value of upskilling for the future of work.
We have an exciting announcement here at the Work-Learn Institute: we’ve welcomed a new Director, Anne-Marie Fannon!
Welcome to the August Work-Learn Insight newsletter. Although we will continue to prioritize public health and safety, we also look forward to offering expanded in-person services on campus in the fall term.
Welcome to the June Work-Learn Insight Newsletter. With more than half of Canadians partially vaccinated against COVID-19, we are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel.
Welcome to the May Work-Learn Insight Newsletter. As the worldwide vaccine rollout continues, we are optimistic about a return to in-person activities this fall. However, it is safe to say that many aspects of hiring will continue to be altered due to the pandemic.