About PLAR for Mature Students. Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) is the formal evaluation and credit-granting process through which mature students may obtain credits for prior learning – the knowledge and skills that adults have acquired, in both formal and informal ways, outside secondary school. Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) Introduction: Prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) is a process that has been successfully utilized in a number of health professional situations to credit prior learning1. Research has shown that professionals learn both formally and informally2. The PLAR process.
Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition. What is PLAR? Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) is a process used by TESL Canada to assess and evaluate the skills and knowledge of an ESL teacher applying for TESL Canada certification, but who has not received training through a TESL Canada recognized program. If you are in the Adult Education program and you wish to receive PLAR credits, you must register for ADED 305 (Portfolio Development for Prior Learning Assessment Recognition). Upon completing ADED 305, you may submit your portfolio by one of two submission dates — April or May.
The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) was founded on the idea that a person’s skills and learning should be valued by higher education, regardless of how those skills and learning were acquired. Prior learning assessment (PLA) is one way that colleges and universities can evaluate a person’s college-level extra. Oct 03, 2014 · In this article, I'll highlight 11 adult learner tips that will give you the ability to engage and inspire adult learners, as well as to overcome the obstacles that are often associated with educating or training adult audiences.Author: Christopher Pappas.