Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
March 12, 2019

Provincial Government Calls for Expression of Interest to Help Internationally-Trained Individuals Have Credentials Recognized

An Expression of Interest (EOI) has been issued for projects to support the assessment and recognition of foreign qualifications, enabling internationally-trained individuals to pursue employment in their fields.

This is the fourth EOI through the federal-provincial Foreign Qualification Recognition Agreement, which is supported by $800,000 in federal funding.

Eligible applicants to the EOI include regulatory authorities with responsibility for regulating occupations in Newfoundland and Labrador, organizations serving immigrants, and educational institutions. Other stakeholders may be considered. However, the regulatory authority must be a partner in the project.

Applications are available at www.aesl.gov.nl.ca/pdf/4th EOI - FQR.pdf PDF icon and will be accepted until April 11, 2019.

Enhancing foreign qualification recognition delivers on commitments in The Way Forward to strengthen the province’s economic foundation and deliver better outcomes for residents. The Way Forward outlines all actions the Provincial Government is taking to achieve a strong, diversified province with a high standard of living, and can be viewed at thewayforward.gov.nl.ca.

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“Internationally-trained professionals are better able to integrate into the province’s workforce when their foreign qualifications are recognized. This gives them the opportunity to reach their full potential right here at home and contribute even more to the province’s social, cultural, and economic growth.”
Honourable Bernard Davis
Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour

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Ryan Crocker
Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
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2019 03 12                              10:15 a.m.