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Report shows how states are preparing for growth in ‘middle-skill’ jobs

June 07, 2018

A new national report on preparing workers for middle-skill jobs shows how states are measuring the amount of training that each has in its workforce, a big step toward strengthening the links between education, training, and high-quality employment.

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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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We Can Innovate Responsibly While Protecting Students

Sep 21, 2017

Lumina Foundation CEO: Report on Western Governors University shouldn't tarnish gains made in competency-based education.

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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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"Perfect storm" skills shortage threatens economy, but we have a path forward

June 22, 2017

Change can be hard, but we’ll get there. That’s the message of hope we heard at the 2017 Education Symposium this week with Army University, Lumina Foundation and the Competency-Based Education Network.

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Lumina Foundation Interviews edX about New MicroMasters® Programs

May 22, 2017

Lumina Senior Advisor for Credentialing & Workforce Development Holly Zanville interviews the project lead for the edX grant, Nina Huntemann, director of academics and research, to see how the work is going.

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The Big Idea: A Service Year

April 05, 2017

Lumina Senior Advisor for Credentialing and Workforce Development Holly Zanville suggests ways for colleges and universities to open credentialing pathways for service year corps members to help create a win-win for learners, employers, and communities alike.

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Credential Engine Names Scott Cheney as First Executive Director

March 30, 2017

Credential Engine, a new 501C3 non-profit organization with a mission to improve transparency in the credentialing marketplace, has announced its first Executive Director, Scott Cheney. In this role, Cheney will lead Credential Engine’s groundbreaking technology initiative to scale and maintain a web-based Credential Registry which – through software apps built on the registry’s data – enables job seekers, students, workers, and employers to search for and compare credentials, as travel apps are used to compare flights, rental cars, and hotels.

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