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Student Work-Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) Government Funding

Posted Nov 22nd, 2017 in Member Updates, Notice Board

The Government of Canada is rolling out a $73-million investment in the Student Work-Integrated Learning Program to create 10,000 paid student work placements over the next four years

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New federal student co-op program aims to help 'bridge the gap' from school to work

Posted Aug 29th, 2017 in Member Updates, Notice Board

Federal Employment Minister Patty Hajdu spoke with CBC Radio's Metro Morning about a new federal program launched Monday which aims to help post-secondary students make the jump from school to a career through paid co-op...

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BC Government News - Students and Employers Both Benefit from Co-op Education Opportunities

Posted Apr 12th, 2017 in Member Updates, Notice Board

Post-secondary students at 16 colleges, institutes and universities throughout British Columbia will benefit from an investment of $1.3 million to raise awareness of the benefits of work experience among employers and students.

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U.S. News - Canadian Co-op Programs Blend Classroom, Work Experience

Posted Apr 12th, 2017 in Member Updates, Notice Board

Students can earn money and bolster their resume by participating in co-op programs.

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2016 EWO Co-op Student of the Year Award

Posted Mar 14th, 2017 in Member Updates, Notice Board

The EWO Co-op Student of the Year Award recognizes Ontario Co-op students who have showcased exceptional job accomplishment, extra-curricular involvement, academic achievement and a strong contribution to Co-operative Education.

We are pleased to announce the winners along with two honourable mentions for the College and University Awards for 2016.

View 2016 Winners and Honourable Mentions

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Join HEQCO's Research Team

Posted Feb 18th, 2017 in Job Postings, Notice Board

HEQCO has posted two exciting new career opportunities. View postings ...

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EduData: Students’ Perspectives on Work-Integrated Learning – It'sNotAcademic

Posted Jan 29th, 2017 in Member Updates, Notice Board

Almost half of Ontario’s postsecondary students take part in a co-op, internship, field placement or some other form of work-integrated learning (WIL) by the time they graduate. HEQCO’s research focus is on the quality of students’ WIL experiences. Read more ...

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Brock first Canadian university to have Experiential Education definitions adopted by its Senate

Posted Jan 20th, 2017 in Member Updates, Notice Board

The path from academic study and experiential education to graduation and starting a career is more clearly defined, now that Brock has become Canada’s first university to have its Senate adopt a set of definitions for the experiential education that students receive. Read more ...

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Protecting Interns & Creating a Learning Economy Act

Posted Oct 19th, 2016 in Member Updates, Notice Board

EWO Government Relations Co-Chairs, Kirk Patterson and Elaine Fenner presented to the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly regarding Bill 64 - Protecting Interns & Creating a Learning Economy Act.

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WIL Workshop Presentation

Posted Sep 20th, 2016 in Member Updates, Notice Board

EWO is pleased to provide the PowerPoint presentation from our PD day in June on the WIL Guide as facilitated by Gretchen Kerr and Ashley Stirling from the University of Toronto. We hope this will come in handy with any presentations you may be doing on Work Integrated Learning.
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