Assessing the qualifications of refugees: best practices and guidelines: final report


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Council of Ministers of Education (Canada). Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC)


In the fall of 2015, federal, provincial, and territorial governments committed to welcoming and settling 25,000 Syrian refugees in communities across Canada. At the time, the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC), along with other organizations in Canada, began discussing the ramifications that could arise once these newcomers settled and sought recognition of previously completed studies in order to work or undertake further studies in Canada. How would the broad and diverse organizations responsible for assessing and recognizing academic credentials and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Assessment; Qualifications; Management

Keywords: Refugees; Equivalence of qualifications; Recognition of prior learning; Barrier; Best practice; Institutional role

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Toronto, Ontario: CMEC, 2017

Physical description: [60] p.

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Date: 2016

Place: Mississauga, Ontario

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 136.536

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