Explore other professional-development resources and training opportunities

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

Such resources and training may be delivered through:
  • an in-person workshop or seminar;
  • a webinar;
  • publication of:
    • a research paper or newsletter;
    • a country guide or profile;
    • on-line databases;
    • other reference materials.
These may be:
  • structured according to a variety of topics and themes;
  • offered in conjunction with another meeting or conference;
  • tailored to the needs of specific organizations.

You will find some of those resources and training opportunities listed below.


Resources and training opportunities
Association of Registrars of the Universities and Colleges of Canada (ARUCC)
Canadian Network of Agencies for Regulation (CNAR)
International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS) – Ontario On-demand in-person workshop at your organization.

International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) – Alberta
University of Toronto, School of Graduate Studies (SGS) – Ontario Annual in-person workshop on international credentials, usually held in the fall, with a focus on postsecondary admissions to educational institutions.

World Education Services (WES-Canada) – Ontario Knowledge Resource Exchange (KRE):
  • webinars;
  • workshops;
  • WES News & Updates;.
  • Degree Equivalency Tool.


Resources and training opportunities
Association of International Educators (NAFSA) – USA International Enrollment Management:
  • Online Guide to Educational Systems Around the World;
  • NAFSA knowledge communities and networks of practice.
Australian Education International – National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) – Australia

Country Education Profiles (CEPs).
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) – USA International Education Services (IES) - AACRAO Electronic Database for Global Education (EDGE):
  • in-person workshop or seminar;
  • on-demand in-person workshop at your organization.
Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (ECE) – USA Resources for Evaluators:
  • The Connection;
  • in-person or e-learning;
  • publications.
European Platform – Netherlands organisation for international cooperation in higher education (EP-Nuffic) – the Netherlands Credential evaluation courses with a focus on:
  • country modules;
  • criteria and procedures.
Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) – Republic of Ireland QSearch:
  • Comparability Statement.
The Association for International Credential Evaluation Professionals (TAICEP)
UK NARIC – United Kingdom Range of services for organizations:
  • in-person workshop or seminar;
  • e-learning;
  • on-demand in-person workshop at your organization;
  • on-line database.