The Impact of WIL and Employability-Related Activities on Graduate Outcomes

 

Date: Thursday 18 February 2021

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm AEDT

This webinar will draw on data gathered by ACEN in the 2020 Graduate Outcomes Survey to review the impact of WIL and not-for-credit employability-related activities on a range of graduate outcomes. Data will be presented for graduates at different course levels and will explore the impact on full-time employment, overall employment, salary, labour force participation, and overqualification. Please review the GOS information and summary report prior to the webinar.

Presenters:

Lisa Bolton

Director, QILT Research and Strategy, Social Research Centre

Lisa has been working in the QILT program at the Social Research Centre since January 2015.  Prior to this she spent 29 years in the VET and University sector in a range of roles from teaching, curriculum review, academic management, quality management, strategic planning, organisational research, surveys and evaluation. (BEd from Deakin University (Rusden) and MEd (Leadership and Management) from RMIT).

Professor Denise Jackson

Director,Work-Integrated Learning, the School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University

Professor Denise Jackson is the Director of Work-Integrated Learning in the School of Business and Law at Edith Cowan University, Perth. Denise is focused on preparing students for future work and career through embedding meaningful industry and community engagement into the curriculum, as well as providing access to a range of employability-related activities. Denise’s work has been recognised by a number of research and teaching and learning awards, most recently a national Award for Teaching Excellence and the James W. Wilson Award for Outstanding Contribution to Research in the Field of Cooperative Education. Denise sits on the National Board for the Australian Collaborative Education Network and a number of editorial boards for journals in higher education.