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Edalex Blog Post: Community Colleges Stacking Credentials as a Bridge to Higher-Education

Community Colleges: Stacking Credentials as a Bridge to Higher Education

Community colleges traditionally were created to address the population of learners who pursued two-year degree programs, which often led to transferring into a four-year university degree. However, as global skills gaps have increased, the need to shift from a traditional student demographic and outcome, to one that meets the needs of lifelong learners seeking to re-skill or upskill to stay relevant, has become critical. Lack of funding and infrastructure created challenges for many community colleges seeking to pivot to meet this new demand.

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CBExchange 2023 - Edalex Session Progression Towards Mastery with PER - Dan McFadyen

CBExchange 2023 – Scaling Digital Competency Recognition: Progression Towards Mastery via Personal Evidence Records

4 October 2023 2:40 PM – 3:10 PM ET (5 October 2023 5:40 PM – 6:10 AM AEDT) Duration – 30 Minutes In-Person – Omni Amelia Island Resort, FLorVirtually     Skills and competencies progress over time. We know that digital recognition of competencies can aid in making an individual’s competencies visible to the ecosystem, but how do we digitally recognise progression without baking hundreds of badges and then diluting the perceived value? 

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Research Whitepaper: Digital Micro-Credential Efficacy and Impact on Learner Confidence

Research Whitepaper: Digital Micro-Credential Efficacy and Impact on Learner Confidence

This Research Whitepaper details the findings of a research study conducted in 2022 over a six-month period, in collaboration with a group of international cross-sector partners, as part of a Global Victoria EdTech Innovation Alliance initiative. The research results show that learners readily embraced the more detailed information included in the credential – such as a detailed description of the credential components, how learners were assessed, and the links out to Rich Skill Descriptors (RSDs) that provided job market context. Credentialate’s Personal Evidence Record gave learners next-level understanding of what they had learnt and how they could apply it in their careers. The research project provided the opportunity to share knowledge and practice across providers and EdTech (Education Technology) organisations and generate new ways of working in the emerging areas of micro-credential and skills ecosystems.

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Skills Meet-Up Discussion Paper: Towards A Roadmap For The Emerging Skills Ecosystem In Australia

Skills Meet-Up Discussion Paper: Towards A Roadmap For The Emerging Skills Ecosystem In Australia

The Skills Meet-Ups were designed to create an avenue for conversation at the grassroots to policy making level. Stakeholders identified the need to share their practical experiences, seek answers from like-minded colleagues and explore the wicked problems around the skills gap and the future of work with those invested in forging change. The information presented in the Skills Meet-Up Discussion Paper is a distillation of those events with some additional elements to provide context and background information.

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Edalex announces Learning Vault partnership - two Australian companies with a common vision for developing innovative EdTech

Edalex announces Learning Vault partnership – two Australian companies with a common vision for developing innovative EdTech

Edalex, the EdTech company powering your single source of truth for skills and learning data, is excited to announce an integration and development partnership with Learning Vault, a company designed to enable educational experiences consistently throughout a person’s lifetime. By leveraging each other’s technologies in open collaboration, the partnership has been able to speed the development of innovative EdTech and integrate with each other’s platforms deeply.

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