Programs & Services
What is Recognizing Prior Learning?
Learning does not always take place in the classroom: it also happens on the job, at home, and in the community. The recognition of prior learning is a reliable process that takes into consideration ALL learning by examining what a person knows and can do. This learning includes:
Key RPL Processes
There are three key processes for recognizing the forms of learning mentioned above. To recognize a person's formal and/or experiential learning, any or all of the following processes could apply:
Key RPL Resources
The RPL Referral Guide explains the different types of prior learning that can be assessed and recognized and provides contact information.
A Journey of Self-Discovery: Facilitator's Guide to Reflection and Portfolio Development assists facilitators in guiding learners through a process of reflection and portfolio development, where they identify knowledge, skills and attitudes they have developed and then create evidence of their learning.
The Recognizing Prior Learning in Saskatchewan: Provincial Policy Framework outlines the vision, guiding principles and role of stakeholders to improve the learning recognition system in Saskatchewan.
The Recognizing Prior Learning Coordinating Group (RCG) Terms of Reference outline the membership, structure and action plan of the RCG.
The 2008 conference provided attendees with an opportunity to learn more about how you can put RPL to work in your business, educational institution and community.
There is no 2009 Conference planned. Current information concerning practitioner training should be available soon.
RPL Network Newsletter
For more information about RPL, please contact:
Recognizing Prior Learning Coordinating Group (RCG)
Formed in 2004, the Recognizing Prior Learning Coordinating Group (RCG) works to implement strategies and activities that support RPL in Saskatchewan.