Can Badge & Certification Programs Accelerate the Post-COVID-19 Recovery?
In this article, David Leaser from IBM says: "Amid COVID-19, higher education institutions have largely failed to develop new strategies to get students into the labor market as quickly as possible. Yet with the pandemic, faster and cheaper pathways to good jobs are needed now more than ever."
The article cites a study of over 10,000 current students in the USA that found that 56% are no longer able to afford tuition. It considers how badges and digital certificates could fill the gap.
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