Edalex are one of 12 inaugural members of the XCredit Skills Validation Network, launched on 19 January 2023 by the Education Design Lab to empower individuals who are STARs.
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Skills-based learning has developed beyond a conversation and has become the focus of many learning institutions from higher education to community colleges, career-specific educators, internal company training, and more. Why?
12 October 2022 Duration – 90 Minutes 11:00am – 12:30 (KSA) On 12 October 2022, Edalex took part in the NeLC webinar series on the topic of “Stackable Micro-Credentials: Industry Perspective”. Watch the webinar recording below. In the second part of this webinar series, the panelists examine the dynamic state of the skills movement, the move towards skills-based hiring and skills-based learning and the requirement from a business perspective that need to be in a place to facilitate this change. They also address the need to consider the unlying technology stack to ensure both human and machine visibility at scale via open linked data standards
5 October 2022 Duration – 90 Minutes 11:00am – 12:30 (KSA) On 5 October 2022, Edalex took part in the NeLC webinar series on the topic of “Stackable Micro-Credentials in K-12 and Higher Education”. This webinar offer an international context around stackable micro-credentials from Secondary High School, Higher Education, and technology enablement perspectives. The panelists have had significant experience in setting micro-credentialing strategy both across an institution and across educational sectors. They also have operational experience in the implementation of those micro-credentialing strategies to optimise learner outcomes.
When we talk about education, we often describe it as a tool for economic mobility. We tell high school kids to go to college, get a degree, and that is the path to a good career. For adult learners, we advocate that they go back to school, finish that degree, get a master’s or a doctorate – easy ways to “get ahead” and enhance their ability to move forward in their careers.
WEBINAR RECORDING: The Assessment Summit – Cultivating New Approaches to Assessment in Workplace L&D
6 October 2022 Duration – 30 Minutes 4:00 – 4:30pm AEDT Assessment is something we don’t think or talk about enough in learning and development, but it’s one of the keys to transforming the impact of what we do in L&D. The Assessment Summit by Sprout Labs brings together some of the world’s most accomplished learning experts to share a smorgasbord of practical, actionable advice on assessment.
How Standards and Interoperability Are Enabling Credential Curation, Dynamic Credentials and Learner Agency
In this conversation style interview, Dan McFadyen and Nicholas Robert, Co-Founder and CEO of Learning Vault, explore how standards and interoperability are enabling credential curation, dynamic credentials and learner agency.
In this conversation style interview, Margo Griffith and Dr. Naomi Boyer, Executive Director, Digital Transformation at Education Design Lab (the Lab), explore how we can all use vision, collaboration and technology enablement to tackle wicked challenges in the skills ecosystem.
In a recent article titled “College Ed Must Adapt or Die”, Jason Wingard, the President of Temple University in Pennsylvania stated simply, “Consider this my burning platform memo for higher ed.” What was he referring to? There is a crisis happening in higher education right now, and if it were any other type of business, there would be widespread panic.
22 July 2022 (21 July 2022 at 4:00pm EDT)Duration – 45 Minutes 6:00am AEST Margo Griffith, Head of Business Development and Melinda O’Halloran, Project Manager and Business Analyst at Edalex discussed their recent experience participating in an OSN Skills Collaborative Project – where, in collaboration with industry and HE leaders, they explored leveraging and implementing Rich Skill Descriptor (RSD) libraries in the Australian education and employment ecosystem.