WEBCAST RECORDING – Powering Skills and Learning Data through Innovative and Meaningful Digital Badging Technologies

1 May 2023

Duration – 50 Minutes

Digital Badge Academy 8th Webcast

Last month Margo Griffith met with Digital Badge Academy‘s Jim Daniels and David Leaser to talk about improving interoperability and equivalence for digital credentials and open badges – and why you need to understand RSDs!

During the interview, Margo addressed the following crucial questions:

  • How can education technologies like Credentialate and openRSD help with learning achievement recognition and skill validation, and boost skills visibility throughout the lean-to-earn journey in the emerging skills ecosystem? 
  • What are the revolutionary and cutting-edge sides of the technology behind Edalex’s solutions in partnerships with other edTech and stakeholders across the world?
  • How can Rich Skills Descriptors be visualised as the future globally shared language that helps bridge the skill gaps across multiple stakeholders – learners, educators, and employers?

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About the Interviewers and Guest

Margo Griffith
Head of Business Development, Edalex

Margo’s in-depth knowledge and experience of micro-credentialing is the result of working in and with higher education providers and, edtech leaders, nationally and internationally. She is passionate about the positive impact of technology within education and the enablement of lifelong learning and agility. Margo is a connector at heart and is a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion in all areas of life.

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David Leaser
Senior Program Executive – Innovation and Growth Initiatives, IBM

David Leaser is the co-founder of the Digital Badge Academy. David is the founder of the one of the world’s leading-edge digital credential programs and has nearly 40 years experience developing training programs and IT programs. 

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Jim Daniels
Senior Program Manager – Global Digital Credential Strategy, IBM

Jim Daniels has more than 20 years in education and credential program development. He is broadly recognized for his work and expertise in digital credentialing and badge program development and operations, backed by an extensive background in technology and education services strategy and execution.

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