Past Chair

Katharine has been active for over 20 years in NZACE, a New Zealand network for promoting work-integrated learning, most recently as chair of the organisation. In this role Katharine has been instrumental in liaising with national and international organisations involved in varying forms of vocational education in New Zealand.
Her research in the area has involved co-authorship with colleagues from Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

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Treasurer | Strategic Advisor- Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre

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Institute: Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre Position: Stragegic Advisor Formerly a project manager for both WIL Business and IT projects at Whitireia New Zealand, Nick moved to Taratahi in October 2016 to a new role to provide strategic advice and analysis for Taratahi.  Taratahi is a private agricultural education organization established in 1919 to train return […]

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Secretary | Senior Lecturer- Auckland University of Technology

Tricia’s involvement in sport and recreation cooperative education spans approximately 10 years and encompasses several roles including; academic supervision, paper (unit) leader, and researcher in the field of WIL.

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Deputy Chair | Director of Cooperative Education- University of Waikato

Karsten is the director of Cooperative Education, which annually facilitates about 350 science and engineering work placements, and teaches in professional workplace preparation and reflection.  His research focus has been on graduate competencies, professional identity development, agentic ethical behaviour, and enabling emerging researchers to conduct publishable research in WIL and co-op.

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Chair | Academic Mgr & Sr. Lecturer- Auckland University of Technology

Jenny developed and leads the cooperative education papers within the Bachelor of Sport and Recreation. Her research focus is on the student learning experience during cooperative education or work integrated learning placements.

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