Gladys Oritz and the Tri-Cities Intercultural Workplace Project

Posted in Success Stories

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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Dr. Alan Davis speaks out about PLAR

Posted in General News

I'm delighted to draw your attention to a recent blog posting by Dr. Alan Davis, President and Vice Chancellor, Kwantlen Polytechnic University and Keynote Speaker, Summit 2013: Surging to the Future: Research-informed policy, practice and innovation in the Recognition of Prior Learning.

In his post, Dr…

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BCPLAN Considers the Path Ahead

Posted in Progress Report

BCPLAN board members and advisors have been working hard looking at ways to position the or­­ganization to make the greatest impact for adult learners in BC.

Five priorities have been identified and are currently being explored by members for consideration in the strategic plan:

To make PLAR…

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BCPLAN to explore opportunities with Jobs Creation Plan

Posted in In the News

Premier Christy Clark laid out her plan for jobs in BC with her 2012 report "Canada Starts Here: The BC Jobs Plan." In it, the government announces several items of interest to BCPLAN:

First, $15 million will be provided annually from the Labour Market Agreement to…

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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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