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Recognising micro-credentials in New Zealand

mrobertson | EdTech, EdTech trends and developments, Micro-credentialing

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) has developed a system to introduce micro-credentials in New Zealand based on feedback from multiple submissions and strong support. Submitters said micro-credentials could add substantial value to the New Zealand education and training system in a range of ways. This includes:

  • recognising small discrete pieces of learning
  • encouraging portfolio-based approaches to education and training
  • credentialling existing knowledge and skills

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Stacking the odds

mrobertson | 21st century skills, Digital disruption, EdTech, EdTech trends and developments, Graduate outcomes, Learning outcomes, Micro-credentialing, Personalised learning, Student-centric | , , , ,

A quiet revolution –  stackable programmes and courses deliver flexibility and options to the market and allow universities to unlock their breadth of knowledge.

By deconstructing traditional degree programmes into “stackable” learning modules, universities can maintain and exploit their credibility and reputation while catering for significant unmet demand.

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You Need to Engineer Your Content

mrobertson | Content Engineering, EdTech, EdTech trends and developments, Innovative education technology, Personalised learning, Student-centric, Technology, Technology, Uncategorised | , ,

How does content get into a format and location in such a way that it supports an engaging online experience?

For building digital products in which content and code must interact seamlessly, someone needs to be accountable for raising and seeking solutions to these questions; and for many software teams, content can feel like a black box. As it happens, there is a specific discipline dedicated to opening up that black box: content engineering.

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Micro-Credentialing - Implications for Lifelong Learners and the Workplace Event

Micro-Credentialing – Interview with Neil Von Heupt, Australian Institute of Training and Development

kchompff | 21st century skills, Digital disruption, EdTech, EdTech trends and developments, Evidence portfolio, Graduate outcomes, Learning outcomes, Micro-credentialing, Student-centric, Uncategorised | , , , , , , , ,

Margo Griffith from Learning Objects – A Cengage Company interviews Neil Von Heupt, Australian Institute of Training and Development for the event held on 8 June 2018 ‘Micro-Credentialing – Implications for lifelong learners and the workplace’. Neil provides an industry perspective of micro-credentialing and meeting the learning and development needs of the future.

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