This article offers a rationale for how and why the education system needs to change to give learners better opportunities through credentialing and alternative learning paths. It not only talks about how badges can be used, but also other changes in the education...
Links: This article discusses the alternative learning pathways which are formed by the increasing number of digital badge programmes offered by companies as an alternative form of certification to traditional Higher Education.
This report from UNESCO gives a concise introduction to the different forms of digital accreditation and the implications that digital credentialling can have for recognition. The paper outlines stakeholders and explores the features of different technical...
This presentation focuses on the changing skills needs of the international labour market in view of current and developing education options. It outlines reasons for cultivating a culture of lifelong learning and specifies ways in which Open Badges could enable that...
This article takes an example of digital / IT competence and examines the challenges involved in accurately reflecting the competencies needed for badge attainment and the issues in relating these skills to established assessment frameworks within the IT Industry. ...
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