New 2018-19 ACEN Board

The newly elected members were announced at the AGM on November 14, 2018. Subsequently the new Board elected the two Executive positions.

  • President: Sonia Ferns, Curtin University
  • Chair Finance and Audit and Company Secretary: Dino Willox, University of Queensland
Board members:

  • Chris Gonsalvez, Monash University
  • Assoc. Professor Denise Jackson, Edith Cowan University*
  • Judie Kay, RMIT University*
  • Assoc. Professor Susan Rowland, University of Queensland*
  • Dr Anna Rowe, University of New South Wales
  • Assoc. Professor Jude Smith, Queensland University of Technology*
  • Assoc. Professor Franziska Trede, University of Technology, Sydney*
  • Faith Valencia-Forrester, Griffith University

*Elected in Nov 2018

About ACEN

The Australian Collaborative Education Network Limited (ACEN) is the professional association for practitioners and researchers from the tertiary education sector, industry, community and government representatives, involved in work integrated learning (WIL) in Australia.

ACEN provides strategic leadership for work-integrated learning research, scholarship and practice in Australia, for its members and other stakeholders.

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2018 ACEN Awards

peer to peer phone mockup

Case Studies Award Winner

Peer2Peer: Interdisciplinary student teamwork

University of South Australia

Wildlife Preservation Society

Local Hero Award Winner

Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland

Nominated by the University of Queensland

Gold Coast Hospital

Collaboration Award Winner

Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

Nominated by Griffith Business School, Griffith University

Stepehn Billet Life membership presentation

Honorary Life Membership

Professor Stephen Billett

Griffith University

WHAT’S NEW

WIL Research methods

IJWIL is pleased to announce the publications of a Special Issue on WIL Research Methods, guest edited by Jenny Fleming from AUT University, New Zealand.

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National WIL Strategy

A National WIL Strategy has been developed by ACEN in collaboration with Universities Australia, Australian Chamber of Commerce (ACCI), Australian Industry Group (AIG ) and the Business Council of Australia (BCA). Australia’s future depends on strong partnerships. Strategy

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ACEN provides strategic leadership for work-integrated learning research, scholarship and practice in Australia, for its members and other stakeholders.