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 Lifelong learning challenges outdated norms amid declining trust in higher education.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.
Edalex, the company powering organisations’ single source of truth for skills and learning data, enthusiastically congratulates the Hunter School of Performing Arts (HSPA) for being named one of the ‘5-Star Innovative Schools 2023’ by The Educator for their work around mastery learning, credentialing and Learner Dashboard innovations, which were co-designed with Edalex and Learning Vault using the Credentialate and openRSD platforms.
The purpose of education in any form can really be boiled down to one thing: opportunities including personal improvement, career advancement, increased income levels, and increased levels of personal satisfaction. Skills-based education, hiring, and even the creation of job listings are the future. What does that opportunity look like?
Edalex, the company powering organisations’ single source of truth for skills and learning data, is excited to announce that it has been awarded ‘EdTech Provider of the Year’ at the 2023 Victorian International Education Awards.
openRSD, the Rich Skill Descriptor (RSD) library from Edalex, integrated into Learning Vault credentialing platform
Edalex, the company powering organisations’ single source of truth for skills and learning data, is pleased to announce the integration of openRSD rich skill descriptors (RSD) libraries into Learning Vault’s digital credentialing platform.
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.
Edalex, the company powering organisations’ single source of truth for skills and learning data, is thrilled to announce its inclusion in the prestigious HolonIQ 2023 ANZ EdTech 50 list, marking the fourth consecutive year the company has been recognised by HolonIQ for its contributions to the Australia and New Zealand education technology landscape.
Edalex, the company powering organizations’ single source of truth for skills and learning data, is thrilled to announce that its innovative Credentialate platform has been recognised as a finalist in the College and Career Readiness Solution category of the prestigious Supes’ Choice Awards. The Supes’ Choice Awards, presented by the Institute for Education Innovation, celebrates exceptional contributions to the field of education technology that are making a positive impact in K-12 and higher education settings.
Edalex, the company powering organisations’ single source of truth for skills and learning data announces the release of significant enhancements to their Credentialate platform that includes built-in digital credential agent capabilities, a learner dashboard, and a WC3-compliant digital backpack. These enhancements ensure that Credentialate offers a never-before-seen end-to-end solution for skills-focused providers.
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.