TRU would like to improve the quality of courses and support systems in the delivery of ABE courses.
First Nations and rural students face particular challenges. Some solutions include developing a partnership with school districts – which have the expertise of grade 9-12 course content and the educators, as well as the possibility of finding ways to make qualified tutors available for face to face support.
We are looking to the community at large for suggestions, particularly from those that have taken distance education ABE course.
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) and the Insurance Institute of Canada (IIC) have entered into an agreement whereby TRU, through its Open Learning division, has awarded academic credit to 14 of IIC’s professional development courses into the Bachelor of General Studies. This opportunity recognizes the knowledge gained by insurance professionals and allow them to grow even more professionally.
The Department of Strategic Partnerships is responsible for the development, support and promotion of formal academic related relationships with industry, government, non-profit, First Nation/Aboriginal groups, educational institutions, and professional organizations within Canada