Cooperative Education

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Cooperative Education

A program in which an educational institution combines theoretical study with practical experience. Traditionally, cooperative education alternates semesters between classroom study and full-time, paid employment in a position related to one's field. It is also called work study.
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The program integrates the core curriculum areas (Science, Language Arts, Mathematics and Social Studies) and applies them to real world problems to be solved, akin to the co-operative education model that Kettering University embodies.
The MoU covers internship and co-operative education programs, and events, seminars and workshops, as well as exchange of information.
Miss Whittaker was awarded a Certificate of Merit by the National Co-operative Education Association and the 'Woman in the Community Award' by the Soroptimist International in 1996.
With one of Canada's largest undergraduate programs in chemical engineering, we've worked hard to merge theoretical research learning with co-operative education.
Stevens is a senior in the Drafting and Design program at Assabet, and is enjoying the school's co-operative education program.
The visit was arranged as part of the newly-formed Endeavour Co-operative Education Trust, which is a partnership between Turves Green Girls' School and Cofton Primary with Cadbury College, Bournville College, Worcester University and Alphabets at Cofton.
The school is owned by a co-operative education society.
The Canadian Association for Co-operative Education (CAFCE) is a nonprofit association of 79 universities and colleges that aims to foster and advance postsecondary co-operative education.
JULIE WALCHLI is the Director of UBC's Arts Co-op Program and has worked in the field of co-operative education since 1997 when she founded the first co-op education program in Arts at UBC in the English Department.
Pursuing his interest with vigour, during high school and in college he 'took a bunch of science classes' and a co-operative education course which saw him work at an opticians.
We'd be better looking to Scotland and learning from them about how to run a high performing, co-operative education system than across the way to England where competition and conflict are not delivering the goods," he said.

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