Prior Learning Assessment

Skilled Labourer (2006)

Skills Passport

The Workplace Education Manitoba Steering Committee (WEMSC) funded a project to develop and pilot an entry-level curriculum for essential skills and employability skills for heavy equipment operators (HEOs) and skilled labourers. This passport validates that the owner has been recognized as having the entry-level skills required of a Skilled Labourer under a certified training and assessment program.

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2009-04-01

Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) and Skilled Labourer - Final Report (2006)

Part I - Essential Skills & Employability Skills, Part II - PLAR

The Workplace Education Manitoba Steering Committee (WEMSC) funded a project to develop and pilot an entry-level curriculum for essential skills and employability skills for heavy equipment operators (HEOs) and skilled labourers. This report discusses the program development, participant selection, pilot deliveries, project evaluation, and recommendations for future application with prior learning strategies.

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2009-04-01

The Electronic Learning Record: Assessment and Management of Skills and Knowledge (2000)

Research Report

This document reports the results of a research project undertaken by Dr. Kathryn Barker of FuturEd for Literacy BC and the National Literacy Secretariat on the concept of an electronic learning record or portfolio. An electronic learning record is a digitally generated and stored inventory of the skills and knowledge acquired by an individual during their lifetime through either formal or informal learning.

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2007-10-22

The Electronic Learning Record: Assessment and Management of Skills and Knowledge (1999)

A Literature Review

This literature review is part of ongoing work by FuturEd, a BC education and training consulting firm, on the concept of an electronic learning record or portfolio. An electronic learning record is a digitally generated and stored inventory of the skills and knowledge an individual acquires during his or her lifetime through formal and informal learning.

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2007-10-22

Interim Report for the Integration of Internationally-Trained Workers Project (2003)

This project’s overall goal is "to develop a community-based strategy aimed at facilitating the accreditation and integration of internationally-trained workers into the Ottawa economy." The report looks at workplace barriers facing foreign-trained workers and offers some strategies and solutions to help integrate skilled workers, new to Canada, into the labour market.

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2007-04-04

Assessing and Recognizing Foreign Credentials in Canada - Employers' Views (2001)

The Canadian Labour Business Centre (CLBC) carried out a study from October 2000 and January 2001 exploring Canadian employers’ views and experiences with assessing and recognizing the credentials of foreign-trained workers, as well as approaches to raising the awareness of employers on these subjects.

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2007-03-22

Workers in Transition (2006)

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition

The PLAR: Workers in Transition project was a three year, Canada-wide study conducted by the Centre for Education and Work (CEW) in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The study measured the longterm effects of prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) strategies as labour market tools to assist workers-in-transition.

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2007-03-05

Action Plan for Adult Education and Continuing Education and Training (2002)

This document provides outlines the Action Plan referred to in the Quebec Government Policy on Adult Education and Continuing Education and Training (2002).

The action plan for adult education and continuing education and training is guided by three principles:

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2006-10-10

Government Policy on Adult Education and Continuing Education and Training (2002)

This policy centres on four main orientations that are closely related and that define priorities for action:

* to provide basic education for adults
* to maintain and continually upgrade adults’ competencies
* to acknowledge prior learning and competencies through official recognition
* to remove obstacles to access and retention

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2006-10-10

Portfolio Assessment Initiative (2001)

This portfolio assessment initiative has several lists of goals for students and teachers. It includes:
- personal goals
- reading progress checklist
- listening and speaking progress checklist
- writing progress checklist and,
- mathematics progress checklist

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2006-08-10

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