ACEN Webinar ‘Work Placements for International Students’
Thursday October 15, 2015 • 11.00 am– 12.30pm
The Work Placements for International Student Programs (WISP) project is an OLT funded project that aims to improve workplace experiences for international students across a range of disciplines including Business, Education, Engineering and Health. This webinar will provide an overview of initial key findings and resources from the project as well as a forum for participants to discuss opportunities and challenges related to their own contexts.
Dr Georgina Barton is the project lead for the OLT WISP project and an academic from the School of Education and Professional Studies at Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Her research and publications are in the areas of teacher education with a focus on the international student experience, creative and reflective practice and thinking, arts and music education, literacies and multi modalities.
Dr Kay Hartwig is the current Coordinator of Internationalisation for the School of Education and Professional Studies at Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. She co-leads the WISP project with Dr Barton and has had extensive experience working with international students over the past 15 years. Her research is in the areas of Action Research, music education and teacher education.