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  Canadian universities test accepting great students with not-so-great grades (Read)   Aiming to reach high school students with great skills but low marks, a pilot project allows applicants to show off their best work.

Canadian universities test accepting great students with not-so-great grades (Read)

Aiming to reach high school students with great skills but low marks, a pilot project allows applicants to show off their best work.

  BC University pilots competency-based admissions program (Read)   Kwantlen Polytechnic University will accept six students next year based on portfolios instead of grades.

BC University pilots competency-based admissions program (Read)

Kwantlen Polytechnic University will accept six students next year based on portfolios instead of grades.

 

Other Media Mentions:

Robinson, N., & Komesch, D. (2018, May). Our planning for the future of work must include education. Policy Options. Retrieved from http://policyoptions.irpp.org/magazines/may-2018/our-planning-for-the-future-of-work-must-include-education/

 

Lewington, J. (2018, Mar). Canadian universities test accepting great students with not-so-great grades. Macleans. Retrieved from http://www.macleans.ca/education/canadian-universities-test-accepting-great-students-with-not-so-great-grades/

 

Simmons, L. (2018, Jan). B.C university pilots competency-based admissions program. University Affairs. Retrieved from https://www.universityaffairs.ca/news/news-article/bc-university-pilots-competency-based-admissions-program/

 

Keller, J. (2017, Nov). KPU to admit six new students based on portfolios, not grades. The Runner. Retrieved from http://runnermag.ca/2017/12/kpu-to-admit-six-new-students-based-on-portfolios-not-grades/

 

Beggs, T. (2017, Nov). Portfolios, not grades, will soon get students into Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Surrey Now-Leader and Peace Arch News. Retrieved from https://www.surreynowleader.com/news/kwantlen-introducing-portfolio-based-scholarships/

 

KPU Newsroom. (2017, Nov). 4.0 GPA? Whatever. KPU to admit 6 surrey students on portfolios alone. Retrieved from http://www.kpu.ca/news/2017/11/23/40-gpa-whatever-kpu-admit-6-surrey-students-portfolios-alone

 

Academica. (2017, Nov). KPU to use portfolios rather than grades to process admissions. Retrieved from https://www.academica.ca/top-ten/kpu-use-portfolios-rather-grades-process-admissions