See how CATCan Network members are leading operational initiatives that support learner pathways.
Read about specific actions CATCan Network partners are taking to remove barriers to student access and mobility in their provinces, and across Canada.
CATCan Network’s Collaborative Initiatives
CATCan Network's collaborative initiatives identify specific operational activities that CATCan Network partners have planned and are working to complete. High level progress updates for these activities will be tracked here and reported on in more detail at annual meetings.
Initiatives that CATCan Network partners are currently working on include:
All CATs participation as relevant in the activities for three new CATCan Network working groups (Technology and Data, Research, Alternative Pathways), with initial meetings and action items planned for 2020.
BCCAT lead with all CATs support for common nomenclature review for transfer and pathways and summary of nomenclature updates to be posted in the ARUCC PCCAT Transcript and Transfer Guide.
All CATs supporting the ARUCC Groningen and Student Mobility Project and the ARUCC National Network pilot and will identify activities when/as relevant in the future that can support the implementation and extended application of these projects and trusted electronic data exchange.
Collaboration between CATNB and NSCAT regarding CATNB’s common language project, working to establish an electronic transfer of transcripts system in New Brunswick that builds on what NSCAT has established and shares existing tools and practices.
Collaboration between BCCAT and CMB regarding planned use of BCCAT's Transfer Credit System (TCS) application in Manitoba.
Collaboration and input by CATs partners regarding ACAT’s current Learner Pathways Initiatives, including technology and data projects that support optimization of the Learner Pathways System and greater ease of information sharing with students for admissions and transfer in Alberta and Canada. Projects include investigation of common pain points and potential solutions that can further support interoperability and interprovincial mobility.
ACAT information sharing with all CATs regarding Provincial Transitions Articulation Committee updated data sources for provincial equivalencies for high school matriculation courses for the Transfer Alberta Search Tool.
ACAT and BCCAT shared investigation and activities regarding cross-jurisdictional data sharing for non-member transfer decisions, planned collaboration with ONCAT on this topic, and planned exploration of the potential for a national view for jurisdictional transfer decisions.
For more details about the CATCan Network’s collaborative work, please contact the appropriate member(s):