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Wednesday, February 3 • 13:45 - 14:15
(On-demand session released) Exploring Career Competencies in the Classroom – 45 minutes

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Although university courses provide several opportunities to develop competencies, students often struggle with connecting academic experiences to career decisions. Laurier’s Career-Integrated Learning (CIL) program, offered in 139 courses/sections in multiple disciplines over the past three years, explores career competencies developed inside the classroom. Using Laurier’s competency framework, students learn how to identify, reflect and connect in-class experiences to career development.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Gain insights into the creation and delivery of CIL
  • Understand program successes and strategies to confront challenges
  • Identify practices for designing classroom activities that support competency development

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Lydia Awuah-Mensah

Program Co-ordinator, Wilfrid Laurier University
Lydia Awuah-Mensah (MA) is a Program Co-ordinator at Laurier who enjoys supporting students in their skill development processes. She co-ordinates different programs promoting experiential learning and career development. Outside of work, she loves to volunteer.


Wednesday February 3, 2021 13:45 - 14:15 EST