Reaching Our Full Potential

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition for Foreign-trained Canadians Report prepared for PLAR Working Group, Canadian Labour Force Development Board by Training and Development Associates in association with John Samuel & Associates Inc., Le Groupe Standford Inc. This research document does not necessarily reflect a concensus of the Canadian Labour Force Development Board. The Canadian Labour […]

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Standards on PLAR – Canadian Labour Force Development (CLFDB)

The CLFDB, which has ceased to operate, was made up of representatives from business, organized labour, the four designated equity groups (women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities), the education and training community, and provincial and federal governments (ex officio). The CLFDB believed that the application of national standards to PLAR processes would […]

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PLA Training Modules, British Columbia

A set of 10 modules providing PLA training resources Download  Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is an initiative fully endorsed by the Province of British Columbia and supported by the Centre for Curriculum, Transfer and Technology. The PLA Training Modules were developed in 1997 in response to a widespread need throughout British Columbia for information support […]

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Portfolio Development and Adult Learning – Purposes and Strategies

This is a print publication available for purchase from the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL). This book explores eight approaches to portfolio development courses most typically used at colleges and universities, providing examples of each through a closer examination of prior learning assessment programs offered at 11 institutions in the United States. Author(s): […]

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Roads to the Learning Society

Heading Twenty leading experts in adult and experiential learning contribute insights and perspectives on such issues as the history of portfolio assessment, the relationship between experiential learning and adult development, and the need and basis for guidelines for workforce policy-making at the state and national levels. Development Date: 1991 Author(s): Lois Lamdin, Editor ISBN: 0-7872-3349-8 […]

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