Building Partnerships

Work Integrated Learning and COVID recovery in rural, remote, and Northern communities
How did COVID-19 impact work-integrated learning in smaller communities? Employers and practitioners explain what they learned from the challenges the pandemic presented. 

Partnering with Indigenous communities on WIL, and place-based education Partnering with Indigenous communities through WIL can be win-win, but it takes time to establish relationships built on trust and reciprocity.

Promoting relationships between employers and post-secondary institutions through WIL in rural, remote and Northern communities
Partnering with post-secondary institutions on work-integrated learning (WIL) can be daunting for businesses in rural, remote and Northern communities. We spoke to WIL practitioners and employers about how to develop partnerships and what to consider when starting a program.

Building Partnerships
How can non-indigenous organizations approach the Nisga’a, or other treaty nations? Leslie Robinson, Youth Engagement Coordinator with the Nisga'a Lisims Government, emphasizes the importance of being direct.


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