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Engaging diverse students in Work Integrated Learning
Building institutional capacity to enhance access, participation and progression in Work Integrated Learning (WIL): An Office for Learning and Teaching Funded Project.
Support for this webinar has been provided by the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching. The views in this webinar do not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching.
Chair: Sonia Ferns, Curtin, ACEN WA
Co-moderator: Dr Deborah Peach, QUT, Project Leader
Guest Speaker: Amanda Willis, Curtin University
Discussion Facilitator: Judy Hartley, Griffith University
Webinar 19 March 2014
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Sonia Ferns Deborah Peach Dave Spann
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Where are you?
• Welcome & Introductions Sonia Ferns, Curtin University • Project Overview Dr Deborah Peach, QUT • Equity in Work Integrated Learning Amanda Willis, Curtin University • Discussion with Judy Hartley, Griffith University • Conclusion Sonia Ferns • Feedback poll
The Project Team
Dr Deborah Peach Project Leader, QUT
Matthew Campbell Project Co-Leader, Griffith University
Dr Keri Moore Project Co-Leader, Southern Cross University
Dr Theresa Winchester-Seeto Project Team Member, Macquarie University
Sonia Ferns Project Team Member, Curtin University
Jacqueline Mackaway Research Assistant, Macquarie University
Lainie Groundwater Project Officer, QUT
Guest Speaker: Amanda Willis
Ms Amanda Willis is Director, Corporate Values and Equity at
Curtin University. With qualifications in Human Resource
Management she has worked as a Human Resource
Management and Equity practitioner in the government and
higher education sectors. She is a past National Convenor of
the Equal Opportunity Practitioners In Higher Education
Association (Australia and New Zealand), and was a part-time
member of the Equal Opportunity Tribunal of Western Australia.
In 2002, Amanda was one of five national finalists nominated by
the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency for
the Diversity Leader for the Advancement of Women category
of the EOWA Business Achievement Awards.
Equity in Work Integrated Learning
• Flexibility (accommodating multiple needs and circumstances)
• Loyalty (to our students first)
• Educating employers about equity
PARADIGM SHIFT-FROM BOLT ON TO EMBEDDED
"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." - Albert Einstein
Thank you for listening!
Discussion with Judy Hartley Ms Judy Hartley, Manager Student Equity Services, Griffith University In her role as Manager, Student Equity Services, Judy Hartley jointly manages the work of Griffith University’s Student Equity Services team which delivers the University’s core equity programs involving outreach, preparation, transition and support activities. Judy has held leadership roles in the tertiary education sector at national and state levels as President of the Tertiary Education Disability Council of Australia and the Higher Education Disability Network of Queensland and is currently the Chair of the Educational Access Working Party for the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.
How do you think the statement of intent might impact on the current development and implementation of WIL?
What strategies have been implemented to build
institutional capacity in relation to WIL?
What are some of the most effective strategies to encourage and enhance the engagement and full participation of students from diverse backgrounds in WIL?
President, Australian Collaborative Education Network (ACEN) Assistant Director Career Development and Employment RMIT
ACEN 2014 Conference
Conclusion ACEN Q Symposium
Further information: http://acen.edu.au/
Feedback Poll: Yes or No
1. Have you used Blackboard Collaborate before?
2. Did you find the session interesting and engaging?
3. Would you attend another ACEN Webinar?
Thanks and Farewell
We look forward to working with you as the project progresses.