Strategic Planning

Objectives

PCCAT will work collaboratively to:

1| Engage in research to inform planning, monitor trends, and advance effective student mobility and transfer practices across Canada.

  • PCCAT will collate and make available research conducted through CATS/others; promote opportunities to contribute to research projects; and highlight unique approaches.

2 | Enable members to develop and share tools and effective practices that support institutional/jurisdictional capacity to enhance student mobility.

  • PCCAT will use various technologies and social media to enable the sharing of information and best practices among its members, and the general public.

3 | Ensure stakeholders have access to transfer and student mobility related information. 

  • PCCAT will establish a structured approach to communicating with its stakeholders to ensure access to information where and when it is needed.

 

Three-Year Workplan | 2019/20 to 2021/22

Timeline

2019/20

2020/21

2021/22

Objective 1 | PCCAT will work collaboratively to: Engage in research to inform planning, monitor trends, and advance effective student mobility and transfer practices across Canada.

Collate, thematically group, and facilitate access to related credit transfer and student mobility research conducted through CATS/others across Canada

 

 

 

Identify, communicate and contribute to inter- and intra-provincial research projects and partnerships

 

 

 

Identify, analyse & synthesize trends in credit transfer practice and student mobility.

 

 

 

Objective 2 | PCCAT will work collaboratively to:  Enable members to develop and share tools and effective practices that support institutional/jurisdictional capacity to enhance student mobility.

Enhance the PCCAT website with features open to the public:

 

 

 

  • Roadmap of post-secondary ecosystem, mandates and roles of PSIs in each jurisdiction/province

 

 

 

  • Overview of Quality assurance processes and authorities in each jurisdiction/province

 

 

 

  • Facilitate access to lists/databases of transfer agreements across Canada

 

 

 

  • Develop links to credential assessment tools & services in Canada

 

 

 

  • Member profiles & logos

 

 

 

  • High-level profiles of selected articulation agreements and learner pathways with a focus on inter-provincial agreements

 

 

 

Enhance the PCCAT website with features accessible only by members:

 

 

 

  • A toolbox for pathway development that can be used by members as they look to expand learner pathways:

 

 

 

Credit transfer agreement template(s) and resources (e.g., course, block, degree partnerships) in and across jurisdictions

 

 

 

Maintain and enhance the nomenclature/transfer guide |  https://guide.pccat.arucc.ca/en/

 

 

 

Resources for articulation committee development & management, including articulation committee contacts database/list.

 

 

 

other:

 

 

 

  • Webinars showcasing effective practices (live and on-demand)

 

 

 

  • Pre-conference workshops on implementing effective practices

 

 

 

  • Polling of members for workshop, webinar and conference presentation topics

 

 

 

  • Experts database – searchable by topic

 

 

 

  • Discussion board/list-serve

 

 

 

  • Document/presentation repository – searchable by topic

 

 

 

  • Directory of individual members

 

 

 

  • Detailed profiles of selected articulation agreements and learner pathways with a focus on inter-provincial agreements

 

 

 

  • Grade conversion tool/grade scales – by province, school, faculty

 

 

 

       Objective 3 | PCCAT will work collaboratively to:  Ensure stakeholders have access to transfer and student mobility related information.

The Communications and Marketing Committee will build strategic communications plan for PCCAT that will include the following activities:

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  • Establish a program to grow reciprocal linking – PCCAT to other orgs/other orgs to PCCAT

 

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  • Opinion/ commentary/ letters

 

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  • Presentations/ publishing research

 

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  • Host annual conference

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  • Engage with members through enhanced website and social media

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  • Develop “member’s only” information access on website

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  • Provide links to key information needed by each stakeholder group (government, PSE institutions, current and prospective students, affiliated groups/organizations)

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PCCAT chair to join CATCan Network

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