Links

From grant writing tips to training manuals, research papers to inclusivity guides, there are many additional resources available through third-party organizations that can support the success of EL partnerships. Browse the links below to see what other resources might be helpful to you and your EL opportunity.

Experiential Learning

  • The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities has developed an overview of Guiding Principles for Experiential Learning.
  • The Student Experiential Education Guide from York University’s Experience Hub can be valuable for employers as they support students in defining, managing and achieving their learning outcomes.
  • The Council for Experiential Learning is a body of private, public and non-profit organizations supported by the Ontario Ministry of Education with the goal of creating EL connections, advising government and recognizing EL excellence.
  • The Business/Higher Education Roundtable (BHER) exists to foster partnerships between post-secondary institutions and industry, and has a number of reports and resources on Experiential and Work-Integrated Learning.
  • The Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario’s report A Practical Guide for Work-Integrated Learning provides best practices and guidance on delivering effective EL opportunities.
  • A report by Higher Education Strategy Associates outlines the various kinds of EL and their value-add for students and employers.

Finances

Legal and Human Resources

  • The Canada Human Resources Centre has developed a list of legal and illegal interview questions to help employers get the information they need from applications without compromising their rights.
  • The Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion has developed a series of toolkits for employers dealing with a variety of topics related to diversity, identity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) has a wealth of factsheets, guides, toolkits and other resources to help navigate legal policy and frameworks as they relate to labour and employment.
  • Accessibility Ontario has compiled a list of resources to help employers and organizations comply with accessibility laws and regulations, and support people with disabilities as workers and clients.

Skills Development and Training