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Learning Impact 2024 Conference - Join the session with Richard Copeland, Margo Griffith, and Kathryn Green to explore interoperable data standards and imagine a digital recognition strategy to make all learning visible and portable for the learner and the wider learning community.

Learning Impact 2024 Conference – We Are More Than Our Grades: A Digital Recognition Lens

Edalex will join over 600 education and technology leaders to connect, collaborate, and get ahead of what’s next in digital teaching and learning strategies and solutions at 1EdTech’s Learning Impact Conference, taking place in Salt Lake City, Utah, between June 3rd and 6th, 2024. The annual conference inspires a diverse group of educational providers and edtech suppliers to focus on the top issues in education and work together to advance teaching and learning technology that fits all needs.

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21st-Century Skills - What They Are and Why They’re Important

21st-Century Skills – What They Are and Why They’re Important

We often hear the term, “21st-century skills.” However, it is not often clear exactly what that means and how it relates to things like employability, education, and hiring. As old jobs fall victim to automation and advancing technology, the need for transferrable skills and new knowledge and competencies has increased. In this information-rich Credentialate Guide, we examine the workplace needs of the global economy, 21st-century terms and definitions, what skills are important and how are they are taught and assessed.

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Edalex Video Interview with Taylor Kendal, President of Learning Economy Foundation - Advancing Towards a Skills-based Marketplace: Revolutionising Skill Verification with Digital Wallets

Towards a Skills-Based Marketplace: Revolutionising Skill Verification with a Digital Wallet

In this interview, Dan McFadyen, Managing Director of Edalex engages with Taylor Kendal, President of Learning Economy Foundation to explore LEF’s initiatives, including LearnCard and the LearnCloud, aiming to revolutionise education and employment record infrastructure through open-source, interoperable systems a.k.a Digital Skill Wallet. Their conversation anticipates a future where individuals have greater control over their learning and employment agenda, fostering socio-economy mobility rebalancing and lifelong learning opportunities, while the LEF’s vision extends to stewarding this infrastructure’s widespread adoption and impact over the next five years and beyond.

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Edalex Video Interview - Future Proofing Educational Strategies in the Era of CBE GenAI and Qualifications Beyond Degrees - Kate Valenti from Unicon. Inc

Future-Proofing Educational Strategies in the Era of CBE, GenAI, and Qualifications Beyond Degrees

Dan McFadyen, Managing Director of Edalex and Kate Valenti, Co-Chief Executive Officer at Unicon Inc. explore the evolving education landscape as they delve into key aspects of Competency-Based Education (CBE), the integration of General Artificial Intelligence (GenAI), and the redefinition of qualifications beyond traditional degrees. The conversation is divided into 6 thought-provoking chapters, each shedding light on different aspects of their covered topics.

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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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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.

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