The Coronavirus pandemic is accelerating the need for colleges and universities to adapt their academic outputs to meet the immediate needs of the labor market. Offering shorter term credentials other than degrees is one approach schools are taking to quickly address skills gaps in local and regional economies. With an explosion in credential diversification, though, […]
As part of the official roll-out ceremony for the International Council on Badges & Credentials (ICoBC), Deb Everhart, Chief Strategy Officer for Credential Engine, will be joining a fireside chat hosted by Jake Hirsch-Allen, Vice-President of the ICoBC, to discuss the big “why” in regards to the ICoBC. Register today!
Many associations and institutions are supporting credential transparency by using open-source metadata standards. The Credential Transparency Description Language (CTDL) communicates clear, comparable, persistent information about credentials, including competencies, pathways, quality assurance, transfer credit, and career opportunities. Outcomes: Understand the complexity of credentialing ecosystems and why credential transparency is important * Understand the value of using CTDL […]
Meet the scientists seeking new insights on COVID-19. Every month, Columbia University in the City of New York brings together a group of researchers studying wide-ranging aspects of the current pandemic, to share their research and answer questions from our community. Register today to learn more about their ongoing efforts in the fight against COVID-19, including […]