Foreign credential recognition & bridging programs
Who came?
  • Mikeal H, Stewart Hillhouse, Kelsey Macdonald, Clare Tahershawns, Kinh Huynh, Francis McGuire
Questions?
  • Can we build more practical skills testing?
  • Can we build political pressure for change?
  • What will be the incentive to make the regulatory asus move?
  • Can we bring bridging down to 6 months?
Notes & ideas
  • Problem: immigrants have skills. Need recognition
  • Governing bodies make money credentialing have 0 interest in change
  • How to build pressure, one profession at a time
Actions
  • Find key professions
  • Build pressure from base
  • Employers should lobby certifying bodies
  • Be specific about the kind of changes needed
Take away
  • One brick at a time
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