PLAR and Career Development Integrated Efforts

Needs and Opportunities The paper identifies key issues, needs and opportunities raise by career development practitioners and PLAR practitioners with regards to knowledge exchange and cooperative efforts between the two fields. It is a legacy document from the CAPLA Recognizing Learning Conference of October 2006. Development Date: August 2007 Author(s): Gail Hall Download 

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PLAR Profile and Proof of Learning Schematic

Advisor Checklist: Helping Clients Develop a PLAR Profile and Proof of Learning Plan A two page schematic with descriptors and checklists to help advisors incorporate assessment and documentation of Essential Skills and Canadian Language Benchmarks within prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR). This piece will be particularly valuable in working with immigrant and potential immigrant […]

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Anytime/Anywhere Instructor Resource

AIR Web: Red River College (Winnipeg, Manitoba) online resources Red River College is pleased to announce that the content areas of the AIR web site are now available to all web visitors worldwide. Please keep in mind that the SharePoint and SCORE areas of the site are still restricted to RRC staff and are protected […]

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PLAR and Human Resource Management (HRM)

A Valuable Link A summary report of two pre-conference workshops on Prior Learning Assessment Strategies for the HR Practitioner, from the 6th International Forum on PLAR and Qualification Recognition hosted by CAPLA and sponsored by HRDC in October 2006. Development Date: 2007 Author(s): Gwen Wojda, for CAPLA Download 

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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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PLA and Internationally Trained Medical Laboratory Technologists

Capstone Report prepared for CAPLA and CSMLS The Canadian Society for Medical laboratory Science (CSMLS) is the national certification body for medical laboratory technologists (MLTs). The CSMLS develops and administers entry-level certification examinations for medical laboratory technology in 3 disciplines; General Medical Laboratory Technology, Clinical Genetics, and Diagnostic Cytology. In an effort to partially address […]

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