The Connecting Credentials partnership released a report focused on the credentials challenge and the next steps the partnership will take in reimagining the system. The report highlighted the five top focus areas identified by the 170 organizations represented durning the National Summit on Credentialing for the creation of a coherent, connected and clear system that works for all students.
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The Credential Transparency Initiative (CTI) Collaborative launched this month, with the goal of creating a credential registry that contains key facts about about certifications, degrees, certificates, licenses, and other credentials.
Eighty stakeholder organizations, including WDQC and several of its national partners, took part in the inaugural meeting at the American Council on Education headquarters in Washington, D.C.
WDQC and more than 40 other organizations, including many of our partners, are co-sponsoring an effort to reform the nation's postsecondary credentialing system.
Lumina Foundation is spearheading this work to address growing confusion by students and employers about what credentials mean, how they are connected, and which have value.
How easy is it to tell whether people are obtaining jobs in their field of study or training? This fact sheet from WDQC, Measuring Training-Related Employment FAQs, shows why this process is more difficult than expected.
More than 500 workforce development professionals recently met for discussions on how to improve Virginia’s workforce system. During the Virginia Community College System’s (VCCS) annual Hire Education Conference, officials from Virginia's 23 community colleges, workforce investment programs, partner agencies, legislators and business leaders gathered for three days in Hot Springs, VA.