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LIWA WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING CONFERENCE, 2020 - CALL FOR PARTICIPATION.

Linking Industry with Academia (LIWA) Programme Trust would like to take this opportunity to formally invite you to participate in our annual two days Work Integrated Learning Conference, on 16th and 17th April , 2020 at Azure Hotel, Westlands, Nairobi starting from 8am. The conference will explore current and future challenges that are associated with WIL / Field experience with a particular focus on regional, rural and remote WIL and issues related equity and access to WIL. The conference will provide a forum for practitioners, administrators and other allies to discuss strategies, innovations and practices. Presentations, breakout sessions and workshops are welcomed on the broader themes of the conference as well as related to: • Inclusive and innovative practices in delivering or administering WIL; • Strategies to implement WIL policies. • Strategies to address challenges of access and inclusion in institutionalizing WIL; • Addressing gender issues of inclusiveness and diversity; • Employability and student labor contributions; • Administering multi-/inter-/trans-disciplinary WIL in innovative and emerging contexts; Papers should be submitted to: info@liwaprogrammetrust.org We hope for your positive response and look forward to your participation in helping realize the conference objectives. We look forward to welcoming you at the “LIWA WIL Conference 2020”. Registration Costs: • Students: 150 USD • Staff and All education Professionals: 250 USD Yours sincerely, Prof. Ddembe Willeese Williams Chief Executive Officer & Chairman LIWA Programme Trust

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July 2019

Industry-Academia Linkages

Posted on 30 July, 2019 by Linda Mc'Odongo

  A lot of research has been done on Industry-Academia linkages. The two parties are complaining about the skills gap and skills mismatch. Now that we know where the problem is how can we bring the two on board and find a permanent solution to this? LIWA is in the forefront of creating, institutionalizing and strengthening linkages between Industry and Academia. We have done these through creating the following Industry-Academia programmes: Apprenticeship Program...

Attachment / Internship Hustle.

Posted on 2 July, 2019 by Linda Mc'Odongo

Landing an attachment /Internship can be depressing being a course requirement in most higher learning institutions for students before graduating. Just like any other University/TVET student I thought getting an internship was just a hello away. The thought of going to the corporate world for the first time hit my mind riding me to my imaginary world of how I was going to be part of that great team, how I was going to  relate with the new cute faces and at least have a chance to...

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