Badges occupy an interesting space in education. Everybody knows what they are, most people have at least one or two, and they hold a lot of promise for improving education. But they still don't see the widespread use one might expect. Here, we look at a company trying to change that.
While still in it's infancy, Blockchain has the power to transform education by increasing learner ownership and control over data, reducing institutional data costs, ending paper based certificates and more.
It's time to make way for micro-credentials -- the future of professional learning. There is nothing micro about how competency-based credentials have the potential to change the professional learning game on a MACRO-level.
Digital skills are skyrocketing in demand. More than 8 in 10 middle-skill jobs (82%) require digital skills, and tech companies everywhere often have trouble finding suitable candidates. A new initiative of Digital Promise and Facebook is looking to change that.
By: Robyn Bagley. There will likely always be a place for the traditional route of higher education, but the demands of cost and time to the student are being reconsidered as employers are changing what they ultimately value. Here, I look at the shifting tides of career prep.
We've made a great deal of progress in personalized learning in the last five years, but there is still work to do. Here are six signs of progress as well as six barriers to overcome in 2016.
The majority of graduation requirements in today's schools have looked similar for over a century. It's time to rethink what today's graduates should know and be able to do, as well as our teaching approach.