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Transforming practice: Innovative models for WIL – webinar

October 9, 2017
The contemporary and emerging environment facing Australian and global enterprises is characterised by the arrival of disruptive technologies and global economic transformation with innovation as an economic driver. In this rapidly changing landscape graduates need to be highly adaptable

10 WIL risks and what you can do about them

Friday October 27th
Flinders University
WIL is a risky business for universities. It is a strategic risk worthy of pursuing because it can achieve university goals with respect to research, teaching and learning and service. However, these goals cannot be achieved without the university managing legal and operational risks that may have serious financial and reputational consequences for the university.

What lawyers know about legal risks in WIL – webinar

24 October 2017
Topic: What lawyers know about legal risks in WILThis webinar will present the results of a case study of Australian university lawyers. The study reveals a series of program and contract risks in WIL programs that have not previously been explored in the literature.

Service Learning and WIL – ACEN Vic/Tas

October 18, 2017
A double header La Trobe University (City campus) and University of Melbourne
Session 1 – Service Learning and WIL: Transforming Student Experience
Session 2 – What if WIL could achieve more than just improve employability and discipline knowledge?

Employability for the WIL community – webinar

14 November 2017
Employability development involves the cognitive and social development of learners as individuals, professionals and social citizens. This webinar focuses on how to embed this development within existing curriculum …

Collaborative research incubator

ACEN NSW/ACT Chapter Forum (last one for the year!)
Wednesday November 8, 2017
UTS, Design/Architecture building, Sydney
The primary focus will be to foster research collaboration across and between Higher Education Institutions …

Seeking WIL academics for PhD research interviews

– Are you a WIL academic in the Humanities And Social Sciences? i.e. arts, creative industries, journalism, communication, sociology, psychology etc?
– Do you, or have you in the past, engaged with host organisations to coordinate some aspect of student internships, placements or projects?

EVENTS

Transforming practice: Innovative models for WIL – webinar

October 9, 2017
The contemporary and emerging environment facing Australian and global enterprises is characterised by the arrival of disruptive technologies and global economic transformation with innovation as an economic driver. In this rapidly changing landscape graduates need to be highly adaptable

10 WIL risks and what you can do about them

Friday October 27th
Flinders University
WIL is a risky business for universities. It is a strategic risk worthy of pursuing because it can achieve university goals with respect to research, teaching and learning and service. However, these goals cannot be achieved without the university managing legal and operational risks that may have serious financial and reputational consequences for the university.

What lawyers know about legal risks in WIL – webinar

24 October 2017
Topic: What lawyers know about legal risks in WILThis webinar will present the results of a case study of Australian university lawyers. The study reveals a series of program and contract risks in WIL programs that have not previously been explored in the literature.

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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