Despite everything in 2020, it's worth recognising how incredibly lucky and privileged we are.
Edalex recently had the opportunity to support research that Emeritus Professor Beverley Oliver conducted on the topic of employability, culminating in the release of the whitepaper Rethinking Employability Beyond 2020: Ten Recommendations for Universities.
For many credential badges, it’s not clear what underlying skills or knowledge the micro-credential represents. What makes digital credentials meaningful in the current global economy? In this blog post, Dan McFadyen, Managing Director of Edalex, shares part of his personal journey that ultimately led to the development of the world’s first Credential Evidence Platform - the award-winning Credentialate platform.
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.
Like many organisations in education, the team at Edalex is always curious to see each year’s Top 10 IT Issues list from EDUCAUSE. It is an opportunity to learn from the challenges institutions face globally, consider our clients and assess where we can and do contribute to solutions. With a focus on the ultimate goal of student success, we believe that openEQUELLA, Full Measure Education and Interfolio - the platforms that we provide to our clients - address a number of these key pain points.