Evidence: Several Tips

Based on the learning outcomes of the program, you would provide proof of your learning through detailed descriptions of your life experiences and learning accomplishments. Some of the documents used to help demonstrate or prove your learning may include:

  • Previous Job Descriptions (Paid and Volunteer)
  • Previous Job Evaluations/Performance Appraisals
  • Course Outlines (of courses taken or given)
  • Workshops (attended or presented)
  • Training Manuals (table of contents)
  • Sample of Report Writing
  • Sample of Proposal Writing
  • Letters of Attestation confirming skils, knowledge and abilities that meet course or program learning outcomes
  • Letters of Recognition
  • News Articles
  • Work Plan Samples
  • Newsletters (candidate created or skills, knowledge and abilities referenced within)
  • Certificates of Accomplishment/Acknowledgement
  • Software Programs (used or developed)
  • Technology (you developed or helped to develop)
  • Digital recordings of evidence of your learning (eg. public speaking

More Examples of Evidence of Learning


Creating a portfolio helped me to better understand myself, my frame of reference as well as further my career.

  • – Dorothy
  •    Child and Youth Care
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I have used parts of my portfolio to demonstrate competencies for job interviews and to explain the benefits of portfolio development to members of my team and organization.

  • – Peter
  •    Adult Education (ADED)
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