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Aligning Employability and 21st-Century Skills

Aligning Employability and 21st-Century Skills

We must define employability, and understand that being employable does not equal being employed. The two terms are often used interchangeably and are confused with one another. But they are different, and that difference is related to the very purpose of teaching 21st-century skills in the first place.

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Thoughts, Insights and Recommendations for Rethinking Employability - Video Interview with Beverley Oliver

Thoughts, Insights and Recommendations for Rethinking Employability

In this conversation style interview, Margo Griffith and Emeritus Professor Beverley Oliver dicuss Oliver’s research, thoughts and insights on rethinking employability after the release of her Whitepaper recently. She also provides further context around her recommendation that education providers focus on 3 factors that signal employability to their learners.

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Digital Badges - What They Are

Digital Badges – What They Are, How They Work and What They Mean

Digital badges can be powerful symbols of achievement, skill and employability. What are digital badges? How do they differ from, say, an image of a badge? What value do they deliver and to whom? In this information-rich Credentialate Guide you’ll learn the history of digital badges, understand the technology that sits behind them and discover the benefits, challenges and opportunity digital badges present.

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How Micro-Credentials Recognise 21st Century Skills and Boost Employability

How Micro-Credentials Recognise 21st Century Skills and Boost Employability

Technology continues to transform the workplace and the way we learn. We now know that there is an increased demand for individual professional learning coupled with employers’ needs for tools to personalise learning and make it meet broader goals. This trend has driven growth in competency-based learning and skill-based credentials that in turn appear to have contributed to the rise of digital micro-credentials.

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Micro-Credentials - What They Are and Why They're Valuable

Micro-Credentials – What They Are and Why They’re Valuable

Micro-credentials appear to be on everyone’s priority list – whether an educator, learner, employer or employee. But what are they precisely? Why have they suddenly become so popular and what makes them valuable? This information-rich Credentialate Guide answers all these questions and more and views the micro-credentialing boom from multiple stakeholder perspectives.

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