The Award may be given to an individual, institution or organization for a recent outstanding, innovative, or creative achievement in the field of Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) in New Brunswick.
This award may also be given to individuals, institutions or organizations not directly involved in the above fields, including a business/corporation that has, over an extended period, been innovative in its support & contributions.
- The nominees are typically a New Brunswicker, an immigrant to NB, a New Brunswick institution or organization. In exceptional circumstances others may be considered, such as an individual, institution or organization from another province that has significantly contributed to the development of PLAR in NB.
- The achievement/contributions must reflect activities that occurred during the last two years.
Selection Process and Guiding Principles
The Award’s Committee will consider
- how the nominee demonstrated commitment to and promotion of PLAR
- the results achieved and the developmental nature of the work
- whether the achievement has had or may have some lasting benefit within the field of practice.
Who can nominate?
Nominators need not be directly involved with PLAR themselves, but need to clearly describe their Nominee’s PLAR involvement.
Awards Committee members may also submit nominations in accordance with these guidelines, in an effort to ensure no deserving recipient is overlooked.