Assessing Alternative Academic Readiness Programs

About

This project will research alternative admissions academic readiness assessment processes, pathways and tools for indigenous students that are reliable, valid, culturally sensitive and appropriate. This project aligns with The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s The Way Forward document by helping build a stronger economy by improving access to employment training, improving admissions services and outcomes, and engaging indigenous communities. By improving accessibility to college programs for indigenous groups, supply of labour should more closely match employer and market requirements, and the college will be able to enhance delivery of academic training programs that result in employment.

Primary Research Question

What are the current best practices in alternative admissions academic readiness assessment processes, pathways and tools for indigenous students that are reliable, valid, culturally sensitive and appropriate to inform the development of an assessment model and tools for use in Admissions at College of the North Atlantic, Newfoundland and Labrador?

Who

Research led by College of the North Atlantic.

Where

Research to be conducted within the College of the North Atlantic campuses of Newfoundland and Labrador.

When

June 2018 – June 2021