Document Database

The PLIRC Document Database is an initiative of the Prior Learning International Research Centre (PLIRC) at Thompson Rivers University. Intended for scholars, practitioners, and policy-makers, the database provides a free, full-text resource of research-related documents in the area of prior learning assessment and recognition.

The database was made possible by the donation of basic software from Observal, a database recently established by EUCEN (European University Continuing Education Network) to the Canadian Institute for Recognizing Learning who in turn contributed the software to PLIRC. On-going support for the database comes from the community of researchers around the world, with financial support from Thompson Rivers University.

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