Work Experience Coordinator, Faculty of Engineering - Victoria University of Wellington
Institute: Victoria University of Wellington Position: Teaching Fellow, Researcher, Work Experience Coordinator As a mature student, Matt was an alumni of the Engineering Faculty’s WIL program in 2013. Having since graduated with a BE and ME, Matt now oversees the same program with ~200 students, whilst working toward a PhD in Engineering and teaching technical […]
Industry Engagement Director
Klaus Reiter, Industry Engagement Director at Wintec, the Waikato Institute of Technology. Passionate about developing people, connecting employers, community groups, students and academics. Klaus has over 20 years of experience in NZ tertiary education.
Secretary | Hospitality WIL Leader, Senior Lecturer
Yvonne calls West Auckland, NZ home, although she was born in Norway and travels on an Austrian passport. Prior to entering the academic environment, she held several roles in hospitality organisations focused on Food & Beverage, Training, and Kitchen Administration before cross training into IT to become a Hospitality Business Solutions Specialist. Yvonne then moved […]
Advisor, Assuring Consistency, NZQA
Chantal Pillay Arpe is an Advisor at NZQA having previously been an Advisor in Academic Quality Assurance and Evaluation at WelTec and Whitireia. A South African by birth, Chantal settled in New Zealand in 2010. She has extensive teaching experience in IT, business, culinary and hospitality management and experience in tertiary education management. She holds […]
Living in the UK, Zambia, South Africa and Namibia, Denisa and her family finally settled in NZ in 2004. She joined Unitec in 2006 as a Marketing lecturer after a 20-year career in Brand Management.
Director - Open Polytechnic of New Zealand Limited
Karen leads NZCER’s research programme on vocational and professional education. She believes strongly in the rich learning potential of all kinds of settings, and has a particular interest in those outside of educational institutions.
Senior Advisor, Student Engagement & Employability, Victoria University of Wellington
Institute: Victoria University of Wellington Position: Senior Advisor, Student Engagement & Employability As Senior Advisor, Student Engagement & Employability, my main responsibilities are to: provide strategic advice to the Associate Dean (Academic Programmes) as well as other Faculty staff on the matter of work-integrated-learning initiatives (curricular and extra-curricular), supervise the work of the FHSS Internships […]
Professor- Massey University
Andy was the former vice-chair of NZACE from 2010-2016. He was the organiser of NZACE conferences held at Massey University in Wellington, 2015, and Palmerston North, 2010. He has worked on a national team of researchers undertaking a Teaching Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) funded project and has published a number of articles and resources on Work-Integrated-Learning (WIL) as a result of Ako Aotearoa grants.
Senior Lecturer- Eastern Institute of Technology
Tom has been working in the IT public sector for many years and for half of his time in NZ. He brings the experience of the business community to his role as Lecturer at EIT. He is the Internship Program Coordinator and looks forward to bridging the gap between academia and business for the student body.
Senior Lecturer - School of Sport and Recreation & Interprofessional Health Studies - Auckland University of Technology (AUT)
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.