The Voice of Post-Secondary Education in Ontario.

Education at Work Ontario (EWO) strives to promote and foster co-operative education of the highest quality.

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Play an active role in student development.

Employers are at the heart of Co-operative Education. Whether you are new to the CO-OP process or a seasoned veteran, EWO has the tools and resources to help you through the entire CO-OP life cycle.

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Expand your skills and knowledge.

Co-operative Education Programs give you a chance to test drive your career. Take advantage of the opportunity to gain hands-on skills while you complete your education.

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Helping students gain skills and knowledge needed to enter the workforce.

Education at Work Ontario has a membership of over 37 colleges and universities. We are Ontario's CO-OP resource.

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The Voice of Post-Secondary Education in Ontario

What is EWO?

Education at Work Ontario (EWO) strives to promote and foster co-operative education of the highest quality, while ensuring an integral partnership between students, employers and post-secondary educational institutions.

The mission of EWO is to advocate and facilitate co-operative education as an essential component of post-secondary education, while providing quality service and support to its stakeholders. EWO will succeed in this mission through the following:

  • Commitment to the ongoing professional development of co-operative education practitioners who are accountable, supportive and sensitive to the current needs, issues and education of co-op stakeholders.
  • Promotion of ethical and professional standards for co-operative education programs in Ontario.
  • Responsibility for the relevance and integrity of the organization's purpose, goals and objectives.

Education at Work Ontario has a membership of over 180 co-op educators, working with more than 40,000 co-op students, at 37 colleges and universities.

Education at Work Ontario (EWO) was previously known as Co-op Ontario. Co-op Ontario was formed in 1997, through the amalgamation of the University Co-operative Educators (UCEO) and the College Co-operative Educators (CCEO) of Ontario.

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EWO hosts

CAFCE 2014

June 22-25, 2014

at the Sheraton on the Falls

Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada

Notice Board:
Click the links below to view a recent news post by the EWO.

CACEE 2014 Year End PD Conference (2014-12-02)
For more details about the 2014 Year End Professional Development Conference, or for information on our hotel group...
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Member Job Postings (2014-08-25)
Please visit the new member job posting page. All member co-op job postings will now be listed here.
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Please visit the EWO Notice Board for more news postings.