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Portfolio at NSCC

A portfolio is a powerful and convincing way to demonstrate your achievements to future employers over and above the standard résumé.

Portfolio education helps you make sense of your learning and plan for your future. Its purpose is to enable you to answer three questions:

Where am I now?    Where do I want to be?    How do I get there?

The portfolio process is unique to each learner, and the presentation of the evidence of learning is equally as unique. This evidence of knowledge and skills can be a powerful and convincing way to demonstrate your achievements. Collecting tangible evidence of your skills and knowledge throughout your program is a good way to become aware of your own development.

A portfolio approach to learning is a process and a practice that allows you to know and talk about yourself as a learner, profile your skilled self, and highlight how your learning transfers from one setting to another in order for you to achieve your life, work, and learning goals.