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Creating a post-high school learning system for everybody

Nov 06, 2018

Lumina is proud to release a Request for Information to help us learn more about how post-high school providers – colleges and universities, employers, workforce training providers, state systems, and consortia – recognize and validate learning gained outside college courses.

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States play a key role in identifying credentials of value

Oct 17, 2018

Nearly everybody agrees that young people need to start learning about the world of work early — even in high school. The question — which credentials can they earn — really matters. State officials and others need to sort this out, and now there’s some new help in figuring out one of education’s most vexing problems.

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The case for college data transparency

Sep 25, 2018

If you were making one of the most important and expensive decisions of your life, how much of the necessary information would you want to have? About 100 percent? 75 percent? Would you settle for 50 percent?

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Conference to share CBE experiences, focus on best practices

Aug 20, 2018

Join the growing network of higher education leaders and innovators at this year's CBExchange conference on competency-based education, Sept. 25-27 in Orlando.

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Adult students – whatever you call them  – are key to our talent needs

June 11, 2018

It was a hot topic at our annual Talent Hub and Community Network Convening. Most of our community partnerships focus on improving post-high school attainment among adults, but nearly all the cities we work with struggle with what to call those adults.

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Training, education and jobs — the center of a skills-based talent marketplace

June 11, 2018

Advances in technology are reshaping entire industries, drastically changing the world of work. Some jobs will go away, while new ones are being created. But what stays the same is the need for every American to have a high-quality postsecondary credential to ensure a secure future.

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Partnership between Credential Engine and the Navy launches

May 01, 2018

What do Credential Engine and the Navy have in common? In two words, competencies and credentials.

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Powerful, new technology isn't just displacing workers. It's uncovering learning pathways to employment in new fields.

Dec 07, 2017

A lot has been written about the impact of technology and whether robots and artificial intelligence will supplant humans. Far less has been said about the opportunities that advances in technology will create for building new credentialing systems that can capture and validate all forms of learning.

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Competency Frameworks: Blueprints for Strong Learning Structures

July 27, 2017

Learning frameworks can help ensure that credentials are built on solid foundations of learning.

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