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We are not accepting any new enrolments in Assessment 101 at this time.

As soon as Assessment 101 is available for new enrolments, potential participants will be advised through CICIC's EVALUATION listserv.

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About the spring 2015 session


In February 2015, CICIC launched Assessment 101, an on-line distance-education course designed specifically for the pan-Canadian community of academic credential assessors. The initial course was offered:
  • on a pilot basis;
  • in both official languages;
  • to over 60 academic assessors;
  • over the course of two months.

The University of Manitoba's Centre for Higher Education Research and Development hosted the CICIC Assessment 101 course using its on-line distance-education platform.

The course culminated in a two-day in-person workshop held in Toronto on April 23 and 24, 2015.


What is Assessment 101?


Assessment 101 is an on-line distance-education course with a two-day in-person workshop at the end of the session.

It gives participants an overview of the foundations of international academic credential assessment in order to supplement the on-the-job training that assessors receive.

Get more information about Assessment 101.


Identify other resources or training opportunities


A number of organizations in and outside Canada offer comprehensive resources and/or training opportunities for the professional development of academic credential assessors.

We encourage you to explore other professional-development resources and training opportunities.