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PLAR/RPL stands for Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition of Prior Learning.
Prior learning assessment and recognition defines processes that allow individuals to identify, document, have assessed and gain recognition for their prior learning. The learning may be formal or informal spread across a wide range of settings and in a variety of circumstances, depending upon the background and life path of the learner. Experiential learning is often a rich and diverse avenue to explore with adult learners seeking recognition for their prior learning.
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ALFICan refers to Adult Learner Friendly Institutions Canada. It refers to a holistic process in which PLAR is embedded to assess the “friendliness” of your institution for adult learners. It consists of 8 benchmarks of best practices with performance indicators for each. ALFICan focuses on eliminating barriers for adult learners so that they can be truly successful.
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Details for the 26th Annual PLAR Conference are now available: Theme: PLAR as a Catalyst for Change: Casting the Net Wide and Deep Dates: Tuesday May 26-Friday May 29, 2015 Where: Travelodge Hotel, Belleville Ontario Please explore the links below
By Rachel Comeau, OCT, BFA, BEd. Your portfolio is the ultimate tool for selling yourself as an artist. Your medium discipline does not matter. You could be a visual artist (including photographers), musician, actor, filmmaker, singer, dancer, actor, etc, and your
The Governor General of Canada, David Johnson presented a Governor General’s Chile Visit Medallion to Maria Hueichaqueo for her continued and exceptional service in promoting and enhancing the Canada-Chile relationship. The proclamation reads: December 1, 2014 Dear Ms. Hueichaqueo: Congratulations on receiving the Governor
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Embassy of Canada to Chile Our embassy participated in the inauguration of the V International Indigenous Symposium. The event is taking place in the city of Coquimbo and its purpose is to validate and recognize the ancient wisdom of the
The V symposium was opened with traditional ceremonies from the Mapuche, Diaguita, and Aymara cultures.
October 25, 2014 Canadians from across Canada met in Toronto on Saturday October 25 before embarking to the V Symposium in Coquimbo Chile. Janet Sinclair and Tania Smethurst from Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo, BC Glen Brouwer from Sunrise School
On Friday September 19th, four Chilean Indigenous Mapuche youth arrived at Toronto, Ontario along with Pedro Valenzuela and Maria Hueichaqueo, their respected community leaders and chaperones of the first annual International Indigenous Youth Exchange Program. The program is inspired by and is