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Events , Member resources
ACE-WIL Town Hall September 29 – Let’s Connect!

Join ACE-WIL members and BCcampus at noon on September 29 to discover the latest ACE-WIL initiatives and resources to help you in your work. We will also have time for an informal community of practice where you can share ideas with your colleagues.

As we move into an unprecedented start…

Ideas flow during townhall on pivoting WIL curriculum online

On Tuesday, June 16, about 60 WIL practitioners got together for a collaborative session to discuss pivoting their WIL curriculum online during an ACE-WIL BC/Yukon townhall. The townhall was hosted by Helena Prins, BCcampus, and facilitated by Jennie Nilsson, ACE-WIL President.

Since the theme of the day was sharing ideas,…

Two collaboration townhalls in June

Come join us in collaborating with peers about moving your WIL preparatory curriculum for students online for remote delivery. These will be informal, interactive sessions on Zoom with breakout room for brainstorming and sharing ideas. Bring your questions, inspiration, success stories…

COVID-19 , Events
ACE-WIL Virtual Townhall #5 – Taking care of YOU!

Join us for the fifth virtual ACE-WIL townhall. You’ve taken care of your family and your students through the COVID-19 crisis. We want to take care of you during this fun townhall!

Two experts will give us tips on self-care: Sarah Chettleburgh, Counsellor, Royal Roads University and Miranda Massie, Workplace…

Announcements , Events
ACE-WIL AGM and Board Elections May 20, 2020

We welcome members to attend our Annual General Meeting, where we will elect new board members to the ACE-WIL Board, congratulate our Award winners, and present our ACE-WIL Outstanding Contribution Award. Our annual report will be available on our website prior to the meeting.

Date: May 20, 2020 Time: 12…
COVID-19 , Events
ACE-WIL Virtual Townhall #4 – Let’s Talk About Student Wellness

How are your WIL students managing during the pandemic? What resources are students seeking and what’s available for them? Are you seeing a spike in students accessing mental health and wellness services?

Join us to discuss this important issue at our fourth virtual townhall. We’re reaching out to guest panelists…

COVID-19 , Events
ACE-WIL COVID-19 Town Hall

On Tuesday March 31st ACE-WIL held its first town hall to discuss how members are dealing with COVID-19. The town hall had a peak attendance of 99 people. The town hall in its entirety can be viewed here if you were unable to attend. This blog post also provides…

November 2019 ACE-WIL PD

Registration is now open for our upcoming ACE-WIL PD event in Vancouver!

Lighting up a new era of Co-operative Education and Work Integrated Learning

Read about the highlights of the 2019 “Light It Up” ACE-WIL conference in beautiful Victoria, BC.

National Co-op and WIL Week 2019
National Co-op and WIL Week 2019
March 18-22, 2019


Each year in March, organizations across Canada celebrate the important contributions that work-integrated learning makes to our country’s students, employers and economy.
2019 ACE-WIL Conference

Hotel Grand Pacific, Victoria, B.C.
May 12-15, 2019
Join us as we challenge ourselves to “SWITCH IT ON”!

November 2018 ACE-WIL PD

Registration is now open for our next ACE-WIL PD!
Date: November 15, 2018
Time: 10am – 3pm
Location: SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings