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Overcoming the Challenges to Skills-Based Hiring

Recent studies show that most employers, including government entities, are increasingly favoring skills-based hiring. In today’s fast-paced and ever-evolving job market, skills have become paramount. However, despite this trend, reports, such as one conducted by the Burning Glass Institute, indicate that many HR personnel still predominantly rely on resumes and degrees when making hiring decisions. Unfortunately, the necessary systems to base hiring decisions on skills are often unavailable to them. Join us for a deep dive into the challenges employers face and explore the tech-enabled solutions available to help address these challenges.

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Edalex Video Interview - Inside the Quest to Tame Gen AI to Benefit Education and Society - Julian Ridden

Inside the Quest to Tame Gen AI to Benefit Education and Society

In this interview, Dan McFadyen, Managing Director of Edalex, and Julian Ridden, Head of Growth for Australia at Quizizz delve into the role of AI in education. They discuss the potential benefits and risks of AI, emphasising the need for thoughtful integration in educational settings. They also highlight the importance of understanding the risks associated with AI, such as bias and data security. The conversation emphasises the need for caution in AI adoption and the importance of using AI to solve genuine problems in education. Overall, they express optimism about the future of AI, and its ability to enhance human experiences and education, while also acknowledging the need for proactive measures to adapt to technological advancements.

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Edalex Blog Post - Tech Enablement of Portrait of a Graduate is Already Here

Tech Enablement of Portrait of a Graduate is Already Here

Tech enablement of learners has been acknowledged by the education community and others as a necessity for moving forward into the new skills-based hiring ecosystem for quite some time. The key is skills visibility. After all, what good is an employer focusing on hiring for skills if a candidate cannot prove what skills they have in a clear and verifiable way? Through the use of machine-readable data, combined with human inputs and organisational technology and infrastructure, educators, learners, and employers can access data about the learner’s progress and achievements 24/7. Discover the transformative power of the new tech-abled portrait of graduate.

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Edalex Blog Post - Adult Education is Changing and Lifelong Learning is Coming Into Its Own

Adult Education is Changing and Lifelong Learning is Coming Into Its Own

Adult learning transforms from alternative to preferred pathway, embracing skills over degrees. Lifelong learning challenges outdated norms amid declining trust in higher education. What drives this shift? Digital credentials and employer-led programs emerge, but face obstacles in the four-year college system. As industries evolve, rapid reskilling and digital verifiable skills evidence become vital. How can you navigate this educational revolution? Let’s start from community colleges and digital credentialing.

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Credentialate Guides - Tech Enablement of Next Generation Learning

Tech Enablement of Next-Generation Learning

There is an ongoing transformation of education towards a skills-focused and tech-enabled educational model. The learning community is shifting away from traditional four-year degrees, with major tech companies no longer requiring them and instead emphasising skills. In this information-rich Credentialate Guide, we ask – What is the Next-Generation Learning likely to look like? What are the challenges and opportunities associated with shifting to skills-based education? How can technology, such as digital credentials, be leveraged to create a more robust and accessible system for documenting and verifying skills and competencies? What role do community colleges, vocational education, and emerging technologies like AI play in the evolving education landscape.

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