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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Is college credit in high school working?

University Business Magazine logoOver the past six decades, opportunities for high school students to earn college credit have multiplied. From early career and technical education offerings to the Advanced Placement Program (AP ), to several different models of dual enrollment and early college high schools, these programs now serve millions of students each year. More...

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26 novembre 2017

The State of Credentialing report by the Lumina Foundation

University Business Magazine logoThe Lumina Foundation has been pursuing the goal of recognizing and accepting for-credit microcredentials and learning experiences for several years, through their Connecting Credentials effort and the proposed framework they launched back in 2015. More...

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25 novembre 2017

Insider’s Take on CUNY’s Pathways

HomeBy Paul Fain. The three-year process was anything but easy. Faculty groups pushed back hard on the so-called Pathways initiative, decrying the attempt by CUNY’s central administration to create a slimmer, standardized core curriculum of 30 credits across the large system. More...

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10 avril 2017

Blockchain: Letting Students Own Their Credentials

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Very soon this nascent technology could securely enable registrars to help students verify credentials without the hassle of ordering copies of transcripts. While truth may seem evasive on many fronts, a joint academic and industry effort is underway to codify it for credentialing. More...

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