If you’re having difficulty finding the link to register for the BCPLAN Symposium & AGM 2019, then look no further. It’s right here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/bc-plan-annual-symposium-agm-tickets-60212258486
PLAR: Rhetoric or Reality?
This year, the BC PLAN symposium takes a close look at the actual status of Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) in British Columbia. For many years the rhetoric has been that adults with formal, non-formal and informal learning may have their prior learning and experience assessed and recognized for advanced placement in post-secondary education programs or for securing employment particularly in regulated occupations.
Attend the symposium to find out if the BC reality of PLAR supports the rhetoric?
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Raj Brar, Manager of the Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Foreign Credential Recognition Loan project
Jacqueline de Raadt, Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC) will present the reality of people seeking careers in technology.
Loir Woods, Douglas College, will present examples of pathways to various health professions that were recently developed by Laura Cullen, PICS / BCPLAN PLAR Navigator.
Susan Forseille, Director, PLAR, Thompson Rivers University
Mikayla Overton, Research Assistant, Thompson Rivers University
Sangeeta Subramanian, Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IECBC) will present the IECBC – Facilitating Access to Skilled Talent (FAST) online tools to determine competencies for employment in various occupations.
Charles Joyner, Registrar, ASTTBC will describe the latest developments in PLAR for technical occupations including transition from military to civilian careers.
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