Keeping up with (and verifying) digital badges and credentialing
According to an article in Chief Learning Officer, "Digital badges and credentials have blown up. Now, we need to verify them through an industry standard that makes sense to stakeholders...
A digital infrastructure to easily store, share and display credentials where students and badge owners can store their data would help as they apply for jobs, register for job training programs and upgrade their skills...
Last year, Credential Engine... designed an online credential catalogue... The goal is to be the one place anybody can go to search an individual credential, where companies can pull them into applications they’re developing, where a high school junior can discover a new pathway tool or where somebody who’s been laid off can decide how to jumpstart their next career path..."
Read more about verifying digital badges in this Chief Learning Officer article