April-June 2023 module

Industry and Community Engagement for WIL

Industry and Community Engagement for WIL

Offered 17 April - 12 June, 2023

(Similar modules have been offered in 2017, 2019, 2020 and 2021)

This module provides practitioners the opportunity to further their understanding of the fundamental importance of industry/community engagement for WIL and to improve strategies to enhance this engagement. This module will cover the full spectrum of the relationship with industry/community members: prospecting, recruiting, and retaining them, supporting them as educators, and finally, building on these relationships for more strategic purposes. Participants will explore strategies for industry and community engagement from a global perspective.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this module, participants will be able to:

  • Describe industry/community engagement and identify key components as it relates to work-integrated learning (WIL).
  • Identify and describe diverse practices and strategies of industry/community engagement for WIL from a global perspective.
  • Identify one industry/community engagement challenge in a program and develop and present a strategy for addressing the challenge and improving impact.


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Cost, completion and certificate

  • All modules contain a strong emphasis on application of academic WIL literature to practice.
  • Modules are presented in English through online study – approx 20 hour’s preparation and participation.
  • Administration and set-up charge:
    NZD $200  – Members of the four National Association members
    NZD $200 – Full Institutional Members of WACE and Global Partners of WACE
    NZD $250 – Non-members
    Charge payable on acceptance for a module after registration.
    • A certificate is issued those people who complete the module.

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