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Revealing and Comparing Credential Quality So Learners & Employers Can Make Wise Choices

Continuing its conversation on credentials and higher education, Workforce Monitor takes a deeper dive into Credential Engine and how credential transparency is moving forward through state partnerships and across educational institutions. As George Lorenzo, writer and editor of Workforce Monitor, states:

Credential Engine is analogous to NASA’s Moon-to-Mars endeavor, but in the world of credentials. They are the creators of a sophisticated credential transparency open-source Web technology (Credential Transparency Description Language, or CTDL) that is the driving force behind a Credential Finder [and Registry] that has enormous potential to change how employers, educators, governmental agencies, and communities can collaborate and publish free publicly accessible widgets and apps (pushed out via extensive amounts of credential data in the registry) that will ultimately allow individuals to make value-based decisions about their educational investments.

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