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The Role of States in Credential Transparency

Credential Engine has published a new policy brief, The Role of States in Credential Transparency, to offer guidance on how state leaders can work towards credential transparency. The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis are putting a premium on upskilling — giving workers new skills to meet new workforce demands — and on greater transparency […]

Upcoming AIR Webinar: The Relative Returns to Credit- And Non-Credit-Bearing Attainment

We invite you to register for an upcoming webinar “The Relative Returns to Credit- And Non-Credit-Bearing Attainment” happening March 5 at 2:00pm EST hosted by the Center for Applied Research in Postsecondary Education (CARPE) at the American Institutes for Research (AIR). It is commonly understood that education is one of the most reliable paths to economic security […]

Maneuvering the Credential Maze: 967,734 and Counting

Take a few minutes and listen to the new episode of Work in Progress, a WorkingNation podcast. Our CEO Scott Cheney chats with Ramona Schindelheim, Editor-in-Chief of WorkingNation, about what the findings of our new report mean now that we have nearly 1,000,000 credentials in the U.S.: including why credential transparency is important and how Credential […]


New reports find nearly one million credentials and $2t in yearly education and training expenditures in U.S.

Today, Credential Engine released two reports that offer unprecedented understanding of the credential landscape. The first report, Counting U.S. Postsecondary and Secondary Credentials, offers the most accurate and robust estimate of credentials across 16 categories—including both traditional degrees, certificates, certifications, licenses and apprenticeships as well as non-traditional offerings such as badges. The report estimates that […]


PAIRIN Announces Open Pathways Alliance to Implement Open Credential and Skills Data to Transform Career Planning

PAIRIN joins Credential Engine, Qlarion, SkillsEngine and others to help states implement emerging open standards to align education credentialing, skills and labor market data with career pathing solutions PAIRIN, the workforce journey company, today announced the launch of the Open Pathways Alliance, which brings together noted nonprofits and social impact technology companies, including Credential Engine, Qlarion […]

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