Professor Denise Jackson is the Director of Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) in the ECU School of Business and Law.
Denise is focused on enhancing students’ employability and career prospects through embedding meaningful work-based learning and industry and community engagement into the curriculum, as well as providing access to a range of employability-related activities.
Her work has been recognised by a number of research and teaching and learning awards, most recently a national Award for Teaching Excellence and the James W. Wilson Award for Outstanding Contribution to Research in the Field of Cooperative Education.
Denise sits on the National Board for the Australian Collaborative Education Network, the professional association for WIL in Australia, and maintains close links with industry through her research and WIL. She is a Principal Fellow of the UK's Higher Education Academy and is on the Editorial Board for several higher education journals.