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Australian Collaborative Education Network SA/NT (ACEN) – Thursday, April 6th from 9:30am – 12:30pm Flinders University Victoria Square
Professor Dawn Bennett: From theory to practice: Equipping and enabling Australia’s educators to embed employability across higher education
Register here: http://acensant.weebly.com/2017-workshop-embedding-employability-across-higher-education-workshop-and-research-think-tank.html
WIL Administration Community of Practice – Tuesday, April 11th from 10am – 11am in the Committee Room, Level 2, Registry Building
The WIL Administration CoP is a discussion group for staff specifically interested in administrative issues associated with work integrated learning (WIL). The purpose of this CoP is to enable members to actively explore common themes associated with the administration of WIL.
Further information: http://www.flinders.edu.au/cilt/networks-&-community/cop.cfm#WIL
New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education 20th Annual Conference - 26-28 April in Queenstown, New Zealand
Theme: Celebrating 25 years with lifelong learning
The annual conference of NZACE Inc. is noted as a supportive and inspirational conference focussed on cooperative work-integrated education. It embraces all forms of experiential learning utilised by industry and educational institutions such as cooperative education, work-integrated learning (WIL), practicum, vocational education, industry-based learning, sandwich courses.
Further information: http://nzace.ac.nz/2017-conference/
ePortfolios Australia Webinar: Evidence based practice / reflection against outcomes eg. Professional standards – 30 May from 4pm – 5pm (Webinar)
This webinar will showcase how eportfolios can be used to evidence outcomes such as professional standards.
John Kertesz, University of Tasmania – Linking design end curriculum management and eportfolios to respond to increased regulation in professional degrees
Terry Young and Kate Mitchell, La Trobe University – Evidence based practice: Aspiration vs Reality
Further information: https://eportfoliosaustralia.wordpress.com/other-events/
World Association for Cooperative Education 20th Annual Conference - 5-8 June in Chiang Mai, Thailand
The World Conference theme “New Challenges for Cooperative Work Integrated Education (CWIE) in the 21st Century” was chosen to help stimulate a global conversation about the opportunities and challenges facing CWIE programs.
Dr Nancy L. Zimpher, Chancellor, The State University of New York
Professor Nicholas Klomp, DVC(A) and VP, University of Canberra
Further information: http://www.waceinc.org/worldconf2017/index.html
National Association for Field Experience Administrators (NAFEA) – 12-14 July, Adelaide
The theme of the conference is “WIL: Bridging the Gap”. The conference will explore how universities, industry partners, students and supervisors can work more collaboratively and how we can “bridge the gap” between different expectations from industry, students and universities. Further details: http://nafea.org.au/
Professional staff may apply for funding assistance to attend the conference through the Professional Staff Conference Scheme http://www.flinders.edu.au/profdev/conferences-and-funding/confer.cfm
ePortfolio Forum – 20-21 September, Melbourne
A variety of interactive sessions will enable new and experienced eportfolio supporters to gain some ‘hands-on’ experience with using eportfolios.
Further information: https://eportfoliosaustralia.wordpress.com/forums/2017-eportfolio-forum-home-page/