- B-HERT - www.bhert.com
The Business/Higher Education Round Table is a not-for-profit organisation that was established in 1990 to strengthen the relationship between business and higher education. B-HERT is the only organisation with members who are leaders in higher education, business, industry bodies and research institutions.
- IRUA - www.iru.edu.au
Important recent case studies of real life WIL from an employer perspective.
IRU is a network of seven universities conducting research of national and international standing and applying collective expert knowledge, capabilities and resources to enhance the outcomes of higher education.
- UNIGATEWAY - www.unigateway.com.au
All nine Victorian universities collaborating for the purpose of assisting industry with Research, Commercialisation, forming partnerships and other non-WIL related university queries.
There is a growing body of research supporting work integrated learning in Australia and overseas.
Little, B. & Harvey, L. (2006). Learning Through Workplacements and Beyond ,The Higher Education Academy, UK.
Martin, E. (1997). The effectiveness of different models of work-based university education. Evaluations and Investigations Program. Canberra, Higher Education Division, Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs.
Moreland, N. (2004) Learning and Employability - Work-related Learning. The Higher Education Academy UK.
Patrick, C., Peach, D. & Pocknee, C. (2009). The WIL Report: A National Scoping Study
Scoullar, R.,&; CIRM Graduate Employability Working Group (2008). Guidelines for good practice in work integrated learning for the integrated resources sciences. Coorparoo, QLD, Consortium for Integrated Resource Management (CIRM)
Scoullar, R.,&; CIRM Graduate Employability Working Group (2008). Improving graduate employability skills in the integrated resource sciences. Coorparoo, QLD, Consortium for Integrated Resource Management (CIRM)
Universities Australia (2008). A National Internship Scheme: Enhancing the skills and work-readiness of Australian university graduates. Position Paper No.3/08. Deakin, ACT, Universities Australia
Case Studies of real WIL experiences for Employer - Host Organisation research and planning purposes (ACCI - IRU Research Project 2010)