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PLAR, Training and Efficient Labour Markets: The Canadian Experience

  • Bill Empey
  • Christine Newton

Canadian governments have focused new attention on the process of prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) in the past several years. At the same time, interest has shifted to apprenticeship and related vocational training. In fact, PLAR is a very important part of apprenticeship and efforts to improve both will bring important benefits.

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Labour Market Vocational Training Pass Rate Informal Learning Training Provider 
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References

  1. Belanger, C.; Mount, J. 1998. Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) in Canadian universities. The Canadian journal of higher education, vol. 28, nos. 2/3, pp. 99–120.Google Scholar
  2. Cross-Canada Partnership on PLAR. 1999. A slice of the iceberg: cross-Canada study of Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition. Ottawa: Canadian Association of Prior Learning. <www.capla.org>
  3. Cross-Canada Partnership on PLAR. 2003. Feedback from learners: a second cross-Canada study of Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition. Ottawa: Canadian Association of Prior Learning. <www.capla.org>

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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bill Empey
    • 1
  • Christine Newton
    • 1
  1. 1.Prism Economics and AnalysisTorontoCanada

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