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Going Digital: Exploring alternate assessment tools for on-the-job training

Join us for an exploration in alternative models of documenting and assessing apprenticeship with the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF).

Event Description

In this session, the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum – Forum Canadien sur l’apprentissage (CAF-FCA) will outline their plan to pilot an innovative new competency assessment tool, the Valid-8, which is being adapted for use in Canada by its British developers. Our event chair Emily Arrowsmith, Project Manager and Researcher for CAF, will engage a panel of practitioners and experts on exploring options to non-paper-based approaches to the assessment of apprenticeship competencies, a discussion that has broader applicability to other work-integrated learning contexts.

Co-Chairs

  • Emily is the Project Manager and Researcher at the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum
  • Michael is current Chair of the Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship (CCDA) and Director of Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification, Government of New Brunswick

Panelists

  • Robert Smart, Creator of VALID-8
  • Daniel Casey, Director of Training, Lar Mex
  • Bev Young, Training Director, National Construction Council, UBC (United Brotherhood of Carpenters and joiners).

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