Buyer Beware: Report on PLAR Policies and Procedures of Post-Secondary Educational Institutions in Canada

An initial ‘snap-shot’ web-based scan of post-secondary educational institutions policy and procedures related to PLAR to identify pan-Canadian benchmarks and provide information to prospective learners. As more individuals come to Canada with industry and workplace training and skills development, and as the culinary sector struggles to raise the bar of professionalism and safety in the […]

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Competency Portfolio Report

In November 2009, a group of key stakeholders from across Canada came together at the CAPLA Fall Focus in Toronto to discuss the concept of the competency portfolio as a learning management tool. The purpose of this paper is to share the knowledge brought forth in this session, to learn about current opportunities, identify key […]

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RPL Standards and Guidelines for Canada: Mapping the Road Ahead

A call to action Report by CAPLA’s RPL Standards Working Group Development Date: Nov. 2009 Author(s): Lauren Waples Contributors: Carole Daley, Graham Debling, Gail Hall, Martha Ireland, Gaelyne MacAulay, Grant MacTavish, Tim McRoberts, Phillip Mondor, Lois Morin, Leah Moss, Don Presant, Susan Simosko, Ron Torgerson, Deb Blower, Bonnie Kennedy Download 

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BC PLAN

British Columbia’s Prior Learning Action Plan BC PLAN is a network of organizations and individuals. The like-minded indivuals who have come together from across the province to charter this new communication network comprise our steering committee. Together we promote increased access to post secondary credentials and skilled employment through the informed recognition of the skills […]

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Plotting my Direction with a Learning Portfolio

Taking charge of my career and life journey You have been learning many new skills from experiences you have had each day of your life. The key to moving forward in your education, career, and life goals is making sure you get recognition for your learning so you avoid spending your time and money re-learning […]

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