January 1, 2011
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a broad umbrella concept which includes three types of assessment processes that are used to evaluate the knowledge, skills and attitudes that people have acquired in their lives. This fact sheet provides terms and definitions associated with RPL.
January 1, 2008
PLAR is a process of identifying, assessing and recognizing skills, competencies, knowledge and formal learning to facilitate the transfer of skills and knowledge of individuals into further learning and work.
December 1, 2006
In June 2006, Alberta Council on Admissions and Transfer (ACAT) held a two day Forum entitled Alberta Recognizes Learning. The purpose of the forum was to engage in discussion with stakeholders to identify key issues surrounding the implementation of Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition, in...