Yearly Archives: 2016

PLIRC Document Database

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The PLIRC Document Database is an initiative of the Prior Learning International Research Centre (PLIRC) at Thompson Rivers University. Intended for scholars, practitioners, and policy-makers, the database provides a free, full-text resource of research-related documents in the area of prior learning assessment and recognition.

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Prior Learning Assessment

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PLA resources allows students to earn credit toward a course or program offered by a post-secondary institution if they can demonstrate, through a systematic and valid assessment process, that the learning is equivalent to that which normally would be acquired through conventional study at the…

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Recognition of Prior Learning

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Recognition of prior learning is an educational response to the need to widen
participation in education and training for economic advancement and social inclusion. See recent scholarly articles in Google Scholar.…

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Optimizing Canada’s Learning Recognition System

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Join the Conference Board of Canada on February 19, 2016 at 02:00 PM EST for this 60 minute webinar as they evaluate the state of Canadian learning recognition since the publication of the first Brain Gain study in 2001.

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CAPLA Webinar

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Learn more about CAPLA’S fourth and final webinar in the 2014-2016 series on quality assurance for the recognition of prior learning (RPL) and its implications for practice. …

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