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WIL AFRICA Conference Dates: 20 – 22 September 2016

Venue: University of Johannesburg

The 2nd WIL AFRICA Conference is Africa’s premier event focussing on Work Integrated Learning, partnerships between industry and educational institutions and all forms of learning and training in the work place. This year’s WIL AFRICA theme is WIL & Employability and will encourage debate and discussion, research presentations and showcase models and development in Work Integrated Learning.

Following SASCE’s and WACE’s “WIL-POWER” world conference in Durban in 2013, and the inaugural WIL-AFRICA Conference in 2015, this is the strengthening of the WIL movement in Africa.

Apart from South African WIL Stakeholders, invitations have been extended to the African Union and other African countries. The aim is to make WIL Africa a signature WIL conference on the continent.

DEMOGRAPHICS: SASCE is hosting this inaugural conference, the expected number of delegates is 250 delegates, who will consist of WIL Proactive participants  from around the Continent,Africa, South-Africa, Officials from National, Provincial and Government Departments, NGO’s, Media, Academics, Corporates and various other key stakeholders with a vested interest in Work Integrated Learning.

THE PROGRAMME


Day 1: Tuesday 20 September 2016: UJ Campus, Auckland Park

Conference Director: Dr Roelien Brink UJ STH Bunting Road Campus

TIME EVENT SPEAKER
08h00 - 09h30 Arrival & Registration
10h00 Welcome President: SASCE
Address UJ Executive
10h30 Keynote address
11h30 Vice-Chancellors’/Presidents Panel
13h00 Lunch
13h45 Plenary workshop 1
15h00 Parallel sessions: Workshops / Papers Presentations
17h00 Close - Welcome function sponsored by Gauteng Tourism Dr Anton van Staden: Chief Director: NARYSEC, Dept Rural Development & Land Reform

Day 2: Wednesday 21 September 2016: UJ Campus, Auckland Park

Conference Director: Dr Roelien Brink UJ STH Bunting Road Campus

TIME EVENT SPEAKER
09h00 Keynote Address
09h45 WIL Panel
10h45 Tea
11h00 Best Practice Model
11h30 Plenary workshop 2: National WIL Network
13h00 Lunch
13h45 Parallel workshops / Paper presentations
15h00 SASCE AGM
17h00 Close Dr Anton van Staden: Chief Director: NARYSEC, Dept Rural Development & Land Reform
19h00 Gala dinner & SASCE awards

Day 3: Thursday 22 September 2016: UJ Campus, Auckland Park

Conference Director: Dr Roelien Brink UJ STH Bunting Road Campus

TIME EVENT SPEAKER
09h00 Keynote
09h45 Best practice models
10h45 Tea
11h00 Student panel
12h00 Industry model
12h45 Closing remarks
13h00 Lunch
14h00 Industry tour / Departure