MPLAN RPL Advising Workshop

Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 09:00 to 12:00
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MPLAN RPL Advising Workshop

(See Registration Form)

  MPLAN invites you to a workshop on policies and procedures for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) advising; in person at the University of Winnipeg or via live-stream. The presentations will feature:

  • recent work that Workplace Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (WPLAR) has been doing in supporting employers around defining priority competencies for hiring and interviewing;
  • an Adult Learning Centre’s use of Accuplacer for placement of students, and assessment of prior learning against Manitoba Education and Training learning outcomes, in the Mature High School Program;
  • eligibility and competency requirements for PLA in the Province of Manitoba’s Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Program; and
  • policies and methodologies for working on RPL with post-secondary students in college and in university.

 See list of speakers below.

DATE: Thursday, November 28, 2019

TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  


DEADLINE to Register for morning workshop:  

Please register using MPLAN's online form by Friday, November 22, 2019.



In-person:  Please join us at the University of Winnipeg in Room 1L06, first floor Lockhart Hall, Winnipeg MB


Via Live-Stream:  Once your registration fees have been received and confirmed, we will email your unique live-streaming link prior to the event for testing and viewing purposes.


Registration Fees*

On or before November 22, 2019

Live-Streaming Link Flat Rate: $25

MPLAN Members attending in person: $30

Non-Members attending in person: $40


*No invoicing available. For this event, early bird and live-streaming registrations will only be accepted by electronic payment (eTransfer, PayPal or a Credit Card over the phone).  Cash and cheques accepted at the door if you are attending in person.

Please fill out the online registration form.


Thursday, November 28, 2019

9:00 – 9:30         Registration and Networking

9:30 – 12:00       Main Event - Variety of Speakers


Morning Workshop Speakers will include:

  • Valerie McInnis, Faculty Development Coach, Assiniboine Campuses, Brandon, MB
  • Gabe Mercier, Director of Assiniboine Community College, Parkland Campus, Dauphin, MB
  • Lindsay Laidlaw, Strategic Advisor, WPLAR and WEM, Winnipeg, MB
  • Robyn McEvoy, ECE and Qualifications Specialist for the Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Program, Dept of Families, Winnipeg, MB
  • Stephanie Rozzi, Adult Learner Advisor, University of Winnipeg, MB
  • Colin Russell, Registrar, University of Winnipeg, MB
  • Lauren Waples, Manager, Academic Quality and RPL, Red River College of Applied Arts Science and Technology, Winnipeg, MB
  • Ann Pedersen, RPL Advisor, Red River College of Applied Arts Science and Technology, Winnipeg, MB