The 18th WACE World Conference on Co-operative & Work-Integrated Education
South Africa is hosting the 18th WACE World Conference on Co-operative & Work-Integrated Education. Join academic and industry delegates from 30 countries at a world conference and enjoy the mild Durban winter season.
This conference will bring together experts from across the world to share their best practices and research on WIL (Work Integrated Learning) and engage on the strategies that are planned to implement South Africa'sskills development.
The theme is: "WIL-power: Fuelling the Future Workforce".
24 June 2013, Pre-conference workshops and industry tours
25-27 June 2013, Conference
28 June 2013, Golf Day and Safaris
Durban International Convention Centre (ICC),Durban, South Africa
Durban University of Technology (DUT)
The South African National Skills Development Strategy III (NSDSIII), the Human Resource Development Strategy and the Green Paper on Post-School Education all emphasize partnerships between colleges and universities and industry to improve skills development in the region. Wil and workplace training are key to delivering this.
The subthemes all relate to skills development, employability & employment.
Highlights include:79 research paper presentations; 7 academic salons; 4 panel presentations; 17 workshop sessions; exhibitions by colleges and universities, SETAs, industries andsponsors; Mayor's Reception; FET College Articulation workshop; NSA Workshop; Vice-Chancellors' Colloquium; Golf Day; cultural show; SA Navy Band; Working
with SETAs workshop; launch of WACE Industry Training Institute; Workshop: Assessment of Workplace Learning by WACE International panel; participation of the SAS Agulhas, South African training ship; session of 10 round-tables (based on sub-themes) at uShaka Marine World; new models of community engagement; networking with industry and academia.
For more information and to register, go to www.waceinc.org