Officer



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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Vice 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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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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Secretary | Hospitality WIL Leader, Senior Lecturer

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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 […]

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