Monthly Archives: January 2011

Daryle Nagata talks about ITA's Multiple Assessment Pathways

Posted in Success Stories

The Pan Pacific's Executive Chef, Daryle Nagata works as an assessor with the Multiple Assessment Pathways (MAP) project.

"In the restaurant industry, working under the old system of standardized written assessments, we had known for some time that the certification system wasn't fully meeting the needs…

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Gladys Oritz and the Tri-Cities Intercultural Workplace Project

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Gladys Ortiz immigrated to Canada from Columbia in 2002. While living in Columbia, she received a Masters degree in Community Development and worked for her municipal government as a Social Dietician and Community Nutritionist for ten years. She also instructed part time at a local…

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Jillian Smith and her experience with the Vancouver Career College Hospitality Management Degree Advanced Placement Cohort Program

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With more than five years of managerial experience in the hospitality industry, Jillian Smith saw the Vancouver Career College Hospitality Management Degree Advanced Placement Cohort Program as an opportunity to open doors for her career. The program sees participants from diverse groups of differing experiences…

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“This is not your grandmother’s PLAR”: BC boldly creates a new learning culture

Posted in Discussion Papers

A broad range of British Columbia’s educators and administrators convened recently to re-discover PLAR with a new energy, a new focus, and a new urgency. “This is not your grandmother’s PLAR” became the battle cry of the British Columbia Prior Learning Action Network (BCPLAN) Summit…

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