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Connecting Credentials: A Beta Credentials Framework

Building a system for communicating about and connecting diverse credentials

Posted: June 11, 2015
Organizations: CSW, CLASP

The Connecting Credentials framework uses competencies – what the learner knows and is able to do – as common reference points to help understand and compare the levels and types of knowledge and skills that underlie degrees, certificates, industry certifications, licenses, apprenticeships, badges and other credentials. Competencies are understood both in industry and academia and can be applied in multiple contexts, making them a powerful unifying way to examine credentials.

Connecting Credentials: A Beta Credentials Framework