Work-Integrated Learning Manager - University of Waikato

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Sandy has a background in Food Microbiology, and studied for her PhD at the University of Guelph, Canada. Returning to New Zealand in 2012, Sandy was a Senior Scientist at ESR in Christchurch, prior to moving back home to Hamilton to lecture at Wintec.  During her 7 years at Wintec, Sandy coordinated the Applied Science Work Placement […]

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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.

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Treasurer & Past President

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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President | 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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Past President | 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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