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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Edalex named Outstanding EdTech Provider finalist in the Victorian International Education Awards 2023
Edalex, the EdTech company powering organisations’ single source of truth for skills and learning data, is thrilled to announce its selection as a finalist in the Outstanding EdTech Provider category in the prestigious Victorian International Education Awards 2023. The Victorian International Education Awards serve as a platform to highlight and acknowledge the remarkable efforts of Victoria’s international students, alumni, educational institutions and EdTech providers. These entities play a pivotal role in advancing international education both within the state and on a global scale.
There’s been a pretty constant and repeated refrain that we need reform and innovation in education to create a more equitable and inclusive learning and employment system. And it’s been believed for about the same amount of time that we will need technology to enable scale, trust and security.
Making the shift to skills starts with a process that many find challenging: surfacing skills that are actually taught and learned through existing courses, and making them visible to educators, learners, and employers. For that to happen we need to move from conceptual discussions to the realm of practical application.
Edalex rich skill descriptor (RSD) library, openRSD, integrated in new Muzzy Lane release of AI-driven SkillBuild platform
Edalex, the company powering your single source of truth for skills and learning data and Muzzy Lane, a company helping educational institutions and companies identify and deal with the skills gap in the workplace through the use of simulations, announce the integration of openRSD rich skill descriptor (RSD) libraries in Muzzy Lane’s release of their AI-driven SkillBuild platform.
Edalex wins Badging/Credentialing Solution Award and selected as finalist in the Skills Solution category in The EdTech Awards 2023
Edalex, the company powering your single source of truth for skills and learning data, has won the EdTech Badging/Credentialing Solution Award in The EdTech Awards 2023 for Credentialate, its Credential Evidence Platform. Edalex’s openRSD platform was also announced as a finalist in the Skills Solution (a.k.a. 21st-Century Skills) category.
Edalex and The Bean Centre release Skills Meet-Up Discussion Paper: Towards a Roadmap for the Emerging Skills Ecosystem in Australia
Edalex, the EdTech company powering your single source of truth for skills and learning data, and The Bean Centre, the company on a mission to create a future that works, announce the release of a discussion paper that presents the key themes and discussion points from skills leaders and practitioners and provides recommendations to four stakeholder groups. The paper summarises the findings from a series of Skills Meet-ups that enabled participants to build cross-sector connections, hear from policymakers and explore practical avenues to closing the skills gap in Australia.
Personal evidence and the skills they recognise are game changers for learners to earners and those seeking to progress their careers. But the greatest benefit by far, is that they provide a fuller picture to educators, learners and employers, in a way that is transparent, contextualised and relevant. Let’s look at why personal evidence is on the rise and its impacts on the stakeholders of the skills ecosystem.
Edalex announces Credentialate Provisional Evidence Records that recognise progression towards mastery and Personal Evidence Record redesign
Edalex, the EdTech company powering your single source of truth for skills and learning data is excited to announce updates to the design and functionality available in its Credentialate platform: in partnership with Learning Vault, the ability to recognise progression towards mastery through Provisional Evidence Records, and a redesign of their Personal Evidence Record, which includes the introduction of greater labour market context. These enhancements extend the usability of the platform and provide greater value to learners, with the ultimate goal of increasing learner agency and participation within the skills ecosystem.
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.