03 juillet 2018

Educational and Occupational Credentials should be in schema.org

Educational and Occupational Credentials should be in schema.org
Phil Barker, GitHub, 2018/06/15
The current effort to match credentials to competencies, and digitize credentials, is ongoing. This is a discussion thread on GitHib addressing the question in the title. Of note is the most recent post in which Phil Barker outlines recent work done in the field by a W3C Community Group. More...

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16 juin 2018

KCS teacher professional development includes micro-credentials, Google

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Is your child’s teacher a holder of at least one micro-credential and/or certified proficient with Google tools?  If so, he or she may be part of two overlapping groups of educators in Kingsport City Schools. More...

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29 mai 2018

How digital credentialing is driving the shift towards a learning economy

University Business Magazine logoDigital credentials are at the forefront of broader technological innovation in the academic sector and signal the possibility of broader cooperation between higher education and the labor market—but, as Louis Soares points out, the revolution towards a true learning economy is far from finished. More...

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22 mai 2018

Focusing on the Finish Line

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A new analysis from Civitas Learning shows that many students are dropping out of their colleges despite having earned the majority of the credits they need for their degrees. More...

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13 avril 2018

Des inquiétudes suite aux annonces contradictoires sur les crédits des Missions Locales pour 2018

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "unml.info"De nombreux rapports et travaux nationaux soulignent la nécessité de développer les actions pour lutter contre la pauvreté des jeunes et pour favoriser leur accès à la formation et à l’emploi. Ils rendent compte également de la reconnaissance de l’approche et de l’action des Missions Locales. Malgré ces conclusions partagées par les acteurs et observateurs, le réseau des Missions Locales voit ses moyens budgétaires diminuer en 2018. Plus...

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25 mars 2018

Pushing for Graduation in Four

HomeBy Grace Bird. Texas A&M University at San Antonio pushes students to earn 15 credits a semester -- a task that may not be easy when many have responsibilities at home. More...

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01 mars 2018

ACE, Credly announce new initiative to translate on-the-job training experiences into skills, college credit

University Business Magazine logoA new digital credentials project from ACE’s College Credit Recommendation Service (CREDIT®) is about to make it easier for employers to put an academic value on their own training programs, thanks to a $1.5 million grant from the Lumina Foundation. More...

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27 février 2018

Quick update on W3C Community Group on Educational and Occupational Credentials

Quick update on W3C Community Group on Educational and Occupational Credentials
Phil Barker, Sharing and learning, 2018/02/05
This post updates work in the W3C Community Group on educational and occupational credentials, which was launched November 27. More...

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27 janvier 2018

Study Questions Value of 'Stackable' Credentials

HomeBy Paul Fain. A recently released paper found "only weakly positive and inconsistent gains" in the labor market for stackable credentials, which are defined as certificates and degrees that are awarded in a sequential order, as students progress in their careers. More...

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24 décembre 2017

GOP looks to scrap Obama-era rule on college credit hours

University Business Magazine logoAs part of the Higher Education Act reauthorization, House Republicans are taking aim at a Department of Education rule meant to stop colleges from defrauding the federal student aid system. More...

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