As the leading national association for WIL in Australia, ACEN has a role to play in continuing to advocate for quality WIL practice across our higher education sector.READ MORE
On Wednesday 22 July, academics and WIL practitioners at the University of Wollongong attended a reflective webinar, showcasing diverse responses to WIL pedagogy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
WIL researchers from across the globe will share research areas and questions that have emerged as a result of COVID-19 and its impact on WIL programs. The panelists will describe the approaches being taken in exploring their research questions and share preliminary findings.
During the ACEN national conversation on work-integrated learning in June, we heard from representatives of over 30 tertiary education institutions about how they are responding to recent changes to higher education.
The research team from Deakin, RMIT and University of Tasmania, who are investigating virtual WIL for an ACEN funded research project, have released an interim guide to assist WIL practitioners who are newly offering placements and major projects online instead of face-to-face.
Project-based WIL is one of the most utlized modes of WIL across all fields.