About EWO

EWO is a provincial non-profit comprised of post-secondary, publicly-funded institutions in Ontario that offer Co-operative Education, Work-Integrated & Experiential Learning

We are comprised of 33 member institutions from Ontario’s Universities and Colleges
with 443 members.

What is Experiential and Work-Integrated
Learning Ontario?


Our Vision

To shape the future of Ontario’s economy and workforce through leadership in post-secondary Experiential and Work-Integrated Learning.


Our Mission

To provide a consolidated voice for Ontario’s Experiential and Work-Integrated Learning sector as we promote and enable the successful integration of students and industry


Our Values

Supporting Ontario’s practitioners in Experiential and Work-Integrated Learning to focus on:

Student-Centered Approach

While acknowledging the brilliant collaboration between students, government, industry, and higher education that make Experiential and Work-Integrated Learning successful for all stakeholders.


We believe life-long learning happens inside and outside of the classroom and it is our collective responsibility to promote meaningful learning experiences for our community, including practitioners.


We endeavor to demonstrate high standards of professionalism, honesty, transparency, and fairness while committed to representing the best interest of our stakeholders.


We know that our strength is derived from the diversity of our community and we fundamentally believe that all students deserve equitable access to Experiential and Work-Integrated Learning experiences.

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