Three leading national organizations—National Skills Coalition, Education Strategy Group, and Education Quality Outcomes Standards Board—have mapped their quality assurance frameworks to the Credential Transparency Description Language (CTDL) to improve the transparency of the quality and value of credentials. Until today, credential quality frameworks, definitions, and measures of quality for credentials and outcomes have not been
State policymakers are prioritizing high-quality, demand-driven career pathways to postsecondary credentials that lead to in-demand, high-wage jobs. The country’s economic recovery requires it and places a premium on knowledge and skills that meet industry needs. But to do it well, states need systems that reliably identify programs that actually help learners earn those credentials, attain
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Join Credential Engine as we kick off our new webinar series on Wednesday, May 26th! The goal of these webinars is to make your journey towards credential transparency as easy and efficient as possible. These webinars will address common processes and questions by introducing useful practices and examples. In our inaugural webinar “Publishing to the
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Scott Cheney, CEO of Credential Engine, was interviewed for “The Power of Career Connected Learning” podcast hosted by Hans Meeder, President and Founder of the National Center for College and Career Transitions (NC3T). The engaging conversation explores how people can make sense of a credential landscape that has nearly 1,000,000 different credentials and is placing
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A recent report from Advance CTE titled Without Limits: A Shared Vision for the Future of Career Technical Education (CTE Without Limits) puts forth a bold vision for a cohesive, flexible, and responsive career preparation ecosystem that will close equity gaps in educational outcomes and workforce readiness, and leverage CTE as a catalyst for ensuring each
MONTEREY, Calif., May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/—The National Laboratory for Education Transformation (NLET), a California research and development nonprofit, just released The Newest Economy: Welcome to the Credential Currency Revolution, a paper that unravels the complex relationship in the U.S. between academic degree attainment and occupational certification and their relationship to the current needs of the employment market.