PLA Inside Out

PLA Inside Out (PLAIO) is the first scholarly online journal entirely devoted to the recognition of prior experiential learning. The goal of this electronic publication is to help anchor prior learning assessment (PLA) work as central to our thinking about teaching and learning, to support and recognize scholarly work in the field of prior learning […]

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Igniting the Power Within (Pt 3)

Essential Skills and Portfolios for Your Community Series: Igniting the Power Within – Workplace Education Manitoba (WEM) By: Workplace Education Manitoba (WEM) Igniting the Power Within (ITPW) is a series of certification workshops on Essential Skills (ES) and Recognizing Prior Learning (RPL), developed specifically for Aboriginal communities. This document, the third in a series of […]

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Igniting the Power Within (Pt 2)

Building Portfolios Certification for Advisors / Counsellors Series: Igniting the Power Within – Workplace Education Manitoba (WEM) By: Workplace Education Manitoba (WEM) In 2004, a group of First Nation, Métis, and non-Aboriginal practitioners met to discuss how the nine Essentials Skills (ES) and Recognizing Prior Learning (RPL) should be introduced and taught to Aboriginal communities […]

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Igniting the Power Within (Pt 1)

Essential Skills and RPL Certification for Advisors / Counsellors Series: Igniting the Power Within – Workplace Education Manitoba (WEM) By: Workplace Education Manitoba (WEM) Igniting the Power Within (ITPW) is a series of certification workshops on Essential Skills (ES) and Recognizing Prior Learning (RPL) for Aboriginal communities. This document, the first in a series of […]

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SIAST Recognition of Prior Learning Practitioner

Recognition of Prior Learning Practitioner is an advanced certificate program that provides practical training in all aspects of the recognition of prior learning field. The program will prepare you in recognition of prior learning practices such as PLAR, credit transfer and qualification recognition, with emphasis on prior learning assessment and recognition practices. Website

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PLAR Policies and Procedures

Links to PLAR Policies and Procedures from across Canada. Go to link North West Territories “Towards Literacy A Strategy Framework”. Go to link Province of Alberta PLAR Action PLAN. Go to link Province of Manitoba Framework on RPL. Go to link Province of Nova Scotia Framework for RPL.

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