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BITS Pilani to host meet on ‘Work integrated learning’ on April 15-16

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The Work Integrated Learning Programmes (WILP) division of  Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani will be hosting an International Conference on Work Integrated Learning (ICONWIL-2024) at its Hyderabad campus on April 15 and 16, 2024.
With focus on developing constructive directions for the future in the critical and specific domain of “work integrated learning,” the conference aims to bring together scholars, practitioners, and policymakers from across the globe. The aim is to provide a thought-provoking common platform, where they can exchange their research findings and innovative ideas, share best practices, experiences, and insights on diverse aspects, and discuss solutions for various practical challenges that are encountered by professionals in the field of teaching and learning.
Prof. (Dr) TG Sitharam, the Chairman, All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), Government of India, will be the Chief Guest for the opening ceremony of the conference.
The conference will have paper and case study presentations from researchers and practitioners on five engaging tracks i.e. perspectives on future directions for work integrated learning, pedagogical practices, assessment models, innovation and learning technologies, and industry-academia collaboration.
A studentS’ competition, “EduForge,” focusing on tech-powered solutions for “work integrated learning” will also be held as part of the event. The competition will challenge participants to conceptualize, design, develop and present innovative technological solutions that can help enhance the learning experience of students. A hands-on workshop on leveraging Generative AI in teaching and learning will also be facilitated by Keshava Rangarajan, co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Spanda AI, USA.
Prof. G. Sundar, Director, Off-Campus Programmes & Industry Engagement, BITS Pilani, said, “In today’s dynamic world, where working professionals around the world are required to continuously learn and adapt to the ever-evolving requirements of their organisations and industry sectors, the work integrated learning serves as an appropriate model of education to update and upgrade their skills and knowledge, while helping them continue their professional career.”

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