PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition) is a credit granting process where mature students can obtain credits for prior learning of knowledge and skills acquired in both formal and informal ways, outside of secondary school.
A mature student is eligible for PLAR maturity credits if they are:
|Returning (not active) and NEW Continuing Education Students||STEP 1 – Register as a Student click right > ID Confirmation eFORM|
|Attend Pathway Planning Meeting||STEP 2: Once your ID registration is reviewed, you will be sent a link to book your meeting.
During your pathway planning meeting, a Guidance Counsellor will provide a link to book a credit assessment once your PLAR eligibility has been discussed. You are responsible for booking the credit assessment meeting using the link provided and your HWDSB username.
|What to expect during your Credit Assessment Appointment||WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: Based on the number of credits you currently have, the Credit Assessor will guide you through one or both of the following processes:
Grade 9/10 PLAR Process:
Grade 11/12 MATURE PLAR Process:
NOTE: Students will only be granted up to 26 credits and always have to earn their last 4 secondary school credits.