Credential Engine’s response to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating multiple changes across the broad learn-and-work ecosystem. Healthcare credential providers, state workforce agencies, quality assurance organizations, and others are now using the Registry to drive urgently needed linked open data connections, including Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions, CareerOneStop, Competency Catalyst (C2), Distance Education Accrediting Commission, edX, HealthForce Minnesota, New

Making Learner and Worker Records More Meaningful, Relevant, and Actionable: The Value of the Credential Transparency Description Language

Together we’ve made a lot of progress toward ensuring that essential information about credentials, competencies, pathways, quality, outcomes, and connections to jobs and occupations is openly available on the web and is machine actionable.   Key to this progress is the growing adoption and use of the Credential Transparency Description Language (CTDL) schemas to describe credentials

U.S. Department of Labor O*NET and Industry Model Competency Frameworks in the Credential Registry

Now more than ever, workers, employers, and educators need to clearly understand the connections between credentials, competencies, and occupations. As millions of people seek education and training programs that will help them re-skill for opportunities in rapidly changing economic circumstances, it’s critical for them to know what skills they will gain from these programs and