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www. wes. org/ca World Education Services Updates: Foreign Academic Credential Recognition in Canada TESL www. wes. org/ca World Education Services Updates: Foreign Academic Credential Recognition in Canada TESL Ontario Conference November 13 & 15, 2008

www. wes. org/ca Outline § § § § Recognition The Alliance World Education Services www. wes. org/ca Outline § § § § Recognition The Alliance World Education Services New - Preliminary Online Equivalency (POE) Live Demo of POE Other Online Research Tools AICES (WES Database) Selected Clients 2

www. wes. org/ca Recognition § § 45% for employment 28% for continuing or higher www. wes. org/ca Recognition § § 45% for employment 28% for continuing or higher education 17% for licensure with professional licensing associations 7% for immigration Top 12 countries of Education § India, Philippines, USA, UK, China, Pakistan, Nigeria, Iran, Romania, Colombia, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Ukraine and Russia 3

www. wes. org/ca The Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada § § § www. wes. org/ca The Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada § § § Academic Credentials Assessment Service (ACAS) - Manitoba International Credential Evaluation Service (ICES) - British Columbia International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) – Alberta, Saskatchewan and N. W. T. Service des évaluations comparatives (SEC) - Quebec World Education Services (WES) - Ontario 4

www. wes. org/ca The Alliance … § § § Quality assurance alliance of five www. wes. org/ca The Alliance … § § § Quality assurance alliance of five provincially mandated services Conform to national quality assurance practices consistent with international guidelines UNESCO Working together to facilitate recognition of international academic credentials The Alliance promotes the portability of assessments and qualifications in Canada and pan Canadian mobility Developing pan Canadian Quality Assurance Standards Members are publicly accountable www. canalliance. org 5

www. wes. org/ca World Education Services (WES) § § § An international not-for-profit agency www. wes. org/ca World Education Services (WES) § § § An international not-for-profit agency whose purpose is to evaluate international credentials in order to facilitate their use in academic and employment settings The recognized service of the Ontario government, funded in part by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (MCI) Began in 1974; in Canada since 2000; in 2007, served about 8, 000 applicants in Canada Staff of 19 in Toronto office, 6 in Evaluation Dept. Used by universities, colleges, professional licensing associations, employers, apprenticeship training programs and Canadian Visa Posts 6

www. wes. org/ca New - Preliminary Online Equivalency (POE) Self-directed tool which provides instant www. wes. org/ca New - Preliminary Online Equivalency (POE) Self-directed tool which provides instant Canadian academic equivalencies § For $20, preview Canadian equivalency for one credential – an additional 4 credentials can be reviewed for $10 § Disclaimer, based on non verified documents § 7

www. wes. org/ca Preliminary Online Equivalency (POE) Suggested equivalency for post-secondary academic credentials from www. wes. org/ca Preliminary Online Equivalency (POE) Suggested equivalency for post-secondary academic credentials from 90 source countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Latvia, Madagascar, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad, Turkey, Uganda, UK, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, USA, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam and Zimbabwe. 8

www. wes. org/ca Preliminary Online Equivalency 9 www. wes. org/ca Preliminary Online Equivalency 9

www. wes. org/ca POE … For End-Users § Initial screening of job applicants, international www. wes. org/ca POE … For End-Users § Initial screening of job applicants, international students, applicants for licensure, or immigration § Provide immediate results while waiting for an official evaluation report from WES For Intermediaries § Facilitate presenting their clients qualifications to employers 10

www. wes. org/ca Other Online Research Tools World Education Profiles (WEP) International Grade Conversions www. wes. org/ca Other Online Research Tools World Education Profiles (WEP) International Grade Conversions WENR – World Education News and Reviews § Document clearing house (Access. WES) images of the documents verified in the evaluation process are available § § § 11

www. wes. org/ca AICES (WES Database) § § § AICES (Automated International Credential Evaluation www. wes. org/ca AICES (WES Database) § § § AICES (Automated International Credential Evaluation System) Searchable database of all completed evaluations, documents received and a file management tool Contains: § Key details (admission requirements, program length) for more than 18, 900 credentials § Grade conversions for over 1, 700 grading systems § Contact details and status of more than 40, 000 institutions (including 8, 300 universities) in 215 countries and jurisdictions § More than 5, 000 program majors specific to the level of education § Thus far, evaluated over 48, 417 credentials and established 173 possible Canadian equivalency outcomes, e. g. B. A. (3 years) 12

www. wes. org/ca Selected Clients § § § Apotex Dofasco General Motors Hydro. One www. wes. org/ca Selected Clients § § § Apotex Dofasco General Motors Hydro. One IBM KPMG Magna International Monster. ca Mt. Sinai Hospital RBC; CIBC TD Financial Group § § § Athabasca University College of Nurses of Ontario College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario Graduate Rehabilitation Science Programs Mc. Master University Ontario Medical Schools Queens University Seneca College University of Ottawa University of Toronto University of Western Ontario 13

www. wes. org/ca Questions and comments? Kevin Kamal kkamal@wes. org 416 -972 -0070 ext www. wes. org/ca Questions and comments? Kevin Kamal [email protected] org 416 -972 -0070 ext 225 1 -866 -343 -0070 14