ACE-WIL Town Hall: Work Integrated Learning and Micro-credentials

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Audience: ACE-WIL members, employers, and industry partners curious about micro-credentials and/or WIL.

Curious about micro-credentials? Want to hear about some successful work integrated learning (WIL) and micro-credential pilot programs? Join us for this informative lunch-hour town hall to explore and learn about micro-credentials and their potential value for employers, students, and WIL programs.

Anne-Marie Fannon is the Director of the Professional Development Program at the University of Waterloo and has been recognized as the 2019 winner of the Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL) Volunteer Service Award for her incredible work in the WIL field. We are so excited that she will be joining us for this hour! Anne-Marie will share with us her work in micro-credentials & WIL. Some of the topics she will address:

  • The natural connection between WIL and Microcredentials
  • Key findings from a survey of employers and students on micro-credentials
  • An overview of two pilot projects at Waterloo
  • WIL Microcredentials vs. Digital Fundamentals badges