Experiential Learning helps to connect classroom learning with workplace experiences. These experiences provide hands-on and work integrated learning opportunities in addition to including an aspect of reflection.

Examples of experiential learning includes co-op placements, internships, apprenticeships, tours and more.

Click the links to learn more about our Experience for Success project and how you can implement a similar project in your area.


Workforce WindsorEssex knows the importance of connecting educators and employers to facilitate these opportunities to best prepare our future workforce.

  • Are you an employer who would like to take advantage of these opportunities but you don’t know where to get started?
  • Are you an educator who is stuck trying to match your student with an employer that matches their interest?
  • Are you a mentor who would like to share your knowledge and experiences with a young person?

Whether you are an employer, educator, mentor or student, Workforce WindsorEssex is your hub to get connected with the opportunities you are looking for.

Experience Request Form – Employers and Mentors

Experience Request Form – Students and Educators

resources for educators, parents and employers

Below you’ll find valuable resources that support Experiential Learning in the classroom, at home and in the workplace:

University of Windsor’s video: UWindsor 2019 Community Consultation

This video features Marissa Bumanlag speaking about her experiential leaning experiences at Workforce Windsor Essex and the work she supported with the Windsor Essex Local Immigration Partnership.
Credit: University of Windsor, 2019.


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