“My Record” and ITI
Advising – Streamlining
Paths to Employment for
Internationally Trained
Immigrants (ITI) through
Advis...
Jane Brown
CIITE Project Manager, Credential
Recognition
Sally Burgess
CIITE Project Manager, Advising
Presenters
CIITE Project
Colleges Integrating Immigrants to
Employment
• Initiative of the Ontario Colleges of
Applied Arts and Techn...
CIITE Project Vision
Internationally trained immigrants (ITIs) have
access to programs and services in the
Ontario [colleg...
Phase 1: December 2003 – December 2004 Identify
barriers ITIs face in college system. Funded by MTCU
and MCI.
Phase 2: Sep...
Map of
Ontario
Colleges
Current CIITE Products and Services
Pre-entry Advising Services
• 25.75 CIITE-funded (total of 48) advisors advising ITIs ...
ITI Advising
Objective:
To identify and develop
pathways to employment for
Internationally Trained
Immigrants (ITIs) throu...
ITI Advisors
Assisting clients in the search for the
best bridge from their prior training and
work experience to the Cana...
• Network of advisors across province
• Familiarity with post secondary
programming
• Support through admissions processes...
My Record…
• is an online application
• allows an applicant to an Ontario College to record their international
education ...
Sample
REE –
Cover page
& Contact
Details
12
Sample
REE -
Validated
Educational
History &
Credentials
Obtained
13
Sample
REE-
Detailed
Credential
Analysis
14
Benefit for ITIs
• Obtaining a REE will facilitate equitable and consistent college credential
recognition
• Access to a c...
Questions?
Jane Brown
Project Manager, Credential Recognition
brown@collegeconnect.on.ca
519.400.7448
Sally Burgess
Projec...
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  1. 1. “My Record” and ITI Advising – Streamlining Paths to Employment for Internationally Trained Immigrants (ITI) through Advising and Credential Recognition Services Nov 3, 2010 Funded by the Government of Ontario, Ministry of Citizenship & Immigration
  2. 2. Jane Brown CIITE Project Manager, Credential Recognition Sally Burgess CIITE Project Manager, Advising Presenters
  3. 3. CIITE Project Colleges Integrating Immigrants to Employment • Initiative of the Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology • Funded by the Provincial Government • Managed by CONNECT Strategic Alliances
  4. 4. CIITE Project Vision Internationally trained immigrants (ITIs) have access to programs and services in the Ontario [college] system that build on their qualifications and expedite their securing employment in their field of expertise or in a related field. 4
  5. 5. Phase 1: December 2003 – December 2004 Identify barriers ITIs face in college system. Funded by MTCU and MCI. Phase 2: September 2005 – December 2007 Develop and test selected immigrant focused practices and services in the college system. Funded by MCI. Phase 3.1: April 2008 - March 2009 Implement immigrant focused practices and services in the College System. Funded by MCI. Phase 3.2: April 2009 - March 2011 Ongoing implementation of immigrant focused practices and services in the College System. Funded by MTCU. Project Progression
  6. 6. Map of Ontario Colleges
  7. 7. Current CIITE Products and Services Pre-entry Advising Services • 25.75 CIITE-funded (total of 48) advisors advising ITIs at 18 colleges Colleges Advisement System • Customer Relationship Management tool to track and record client information collected by ITI advisors My Record/Record of Education and Experience (REE) • Electronic portfolio containing international academic and experiential information 7
  8. 8. ITI Advising Objective: To identify and develop pathways to employment for Internationally Trained Immigrants (ITIs) through action at and by the Ontario colleges.
  9. 9. ITI Advisors Assisting clients in the search for the best bridge from their prior training and work experience to the Canadian employment they seek – identifying and accurately assessing their options – making good choices given their objectives and constraints – focusing on all options, not only college education as the pathway
  10. 10. • Network of advisors across province • Familiarity with post secondary programming • Support through admissions processes and systems • Basic assistance with financial aid and awards • Information and support with credential recognition Value for your clients
  11. 11. My Record… • is an online application • allows an applicant to an Ontario College to record their international education and experience • info is sent to and evaluated by a credential evaluation agency • is a virtual process Record of Education and Experience (REE)… • is a secure report produced when a client completes the My Record process • contains validated international academic credentials and self-reported work experience • is transmitted electronically to colleges they have applied to What is My Record and the REE
  12. 12. Sample REE – Cover page & Contact Details 12
  13. 13. Sample REE - Validated Educational History & Credentials Obtained 13
  14. 14. Sample REE- Detailed Credential Analysis 14
  15. 15. Benefit for ITIs • Obtaining a REE will facilitate equitable and consistent college credential recognition • Access to a clear, consistent process which places education, knowledge and skills into a portable document • Credible, consistent and timely evaluations of international academic credentials • International post-secondary education credentials will be evaluated at no cost (a $200 value) • Participants will receive both a REE and a credential evaluation report from either WES or ICAS – The credential evaluation report can be used when they are seeking college admission, employment, academic recognition, and/or licensing and accreditation 15
  16. 16. Questions? Jane Brown Project Manager, Credential Recognition brown@collegeconnect.on.ca 519.400.7448 Sally Burgess Project Manager, Advising burgess@collegeconnect.on.ca 416.351.0330 x2246

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