Recognizing the Prior Learning of Immigrants to Canada

Moving Towards Consistency and Excellence The study clarifies and articulates the process of RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) and identifies some exemplary practices in which it is used. It provides national research to: examine promising joint models of PLAR/QR systems (defined as RPL); and to identify organizations that offered exemplary RPL systems for foreign trained […]

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Going to Canada Online Portfolio Model

Human Resources and Skills Development are working in partnership with Citizenship and Immigration, Industry Canada and Foreign Affairs to enhance the Going to Canada web site so that it becomes a one-stop immigration portal. The on-line service will provide useful information for those considering immigration as well as for those wanting to make their integration […]

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Halifax Declaration for RPL

A Legacy from the Joint National Conference for Prior Learning and Quality Recognition – Building Canada’s Future Prosperity. A Call to Action! As part of this conference, several processes and activities were put in place to solicit the views of the conference participants and their ideas for a plan of action. The conference participant survey […]

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A Slice of the Iceberg: Cross-Canada Study on Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition

The purpose of the Cross-Canada Study on PLAR is to elicit valid information on PLAR in Canada and to observe whether PLAR lowers the waterline on the “iceberg” by increasing recognition of informal learning. It is hoped that the information provided will assist institutions, governments, adult learners and workplaces with their decision-making on the funding, […]

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