International Handbook for Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education: International Perspectives of Theory, Research and Practice ( 2nd Edition )


How to make the most of Work-Integrated Learning

How to make the most of Work-Integrated Learning

Editors: Richard Coll and Karsten Zegwaard

The second edition of the International Handbook for Cooperative Education builds on the first edition, and is intended to become a major resource for cooperative education professionals worldwide. As a comprehensive resource it will appeal to placement coordinators, faculty, researchers, students, and employers. The book provides a broad coverage of cooperative education (co-op) and work-integrated learning (WIL) with an emphasis on practice – informed by research (where available).

How to Make the Most of Work-Integrated Learning

akologo15Andy Martin and Helen Hughes

These publications are aimed at tertiary training organisations and educators offering workplace learning opportunities to students.  They focus on theoretical content and practical information for students, lecturers, and employers and includes a template for good practice.

The publications for academic supervisors, students and workplace supervisors were updated in 2011.  At the same time, a template for good practice was developed by Andy Martin, Malcom Rees, and Manvir Edwards.

Academic Supervisors

For Academic Supervisors (256 KB PDF)

Workplace Supervisors

For Workplace Supervisors (304 KB PDF)


For Co-op/WIL Students (288 KB PDF)

Good Practice

A Template for Good Practice (373 KB PDF)

Developing a Co-Operative Education Programme in New Zealand: An Outline Guide

Dave Hodges and Peter Coolbear

Designed for people developing new co-operative education programmes or reviewing existing ones. Readers will gain insight into issues in developing co-operative education programmes.

What are the Benefits of Co-operative Education?

Millan Kumar

Results of a qualitative and quantitative research study for NZACE to identify benefits that co-operative education provides to participants – industry, educational institutions and students.

Co-Operative Education – Learning Intergrate with Work: Who Benefits?

A summary of the key benefits of co-operative education outlined in “What are the Benefits of Co-operative Education?”

Co-Operative Education Programmes in New Zealand: A Handbook of Programmes

A comprehensive list of over 300 tertiary cooperative education programmes in New Zealand. A valuable resource for employers seeking co-op students, for students seeking education with work-integrated learning, and for educational institutions wishing to make contacts with other cooperative education providers. Available in hard copy or electronic format (contact