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An update on Badges and Backpack

Innovative disruption takes time. It was more than 25 years from the time the first email message was sent to when email entered the mainstream of …

Education Technology

Education Design Lab Announces New Partnership with Credly

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Education

RMIT to provide blockchain credentials

Students at Melbourne’s RMIT will begin to receive blockchain-enabled credentials after the university announced a partnership with digital provider …

RMIT University

How Badges Impact the Design of Learning and Teaching | IMS Global Learning Consortium

July 2, 2018<p>The 2018 Badge Summit was held in Chicago at Columbia College on Saturday, June 23rd. Organized by badge champion Noah Geisel, this event …

Education Technology

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The Wanaka Sun - Teachers earn education award  

Mount Aspiring College teachers are among the five winners of The Education Hub’s inaugural Bright Spots Awards.<p>Conscious that the language of NCEA …

Education

NJIT expands offering of IBM Skills Academy workshops, launches Skills Academy Consortium

This summer, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will offer a series of workshops, boot camps and other initiatives aimed at preparing NJIT …

New Jersey

Quinn keeps magic alive at Summer Reading Program

Jeff Quinn has been bringing magic to Fremont for a long time.

Is it the end of the traditional resume?

For the past five years, I've been unreasonably excited about a metadata standard known as Open Badges. In October 2016, as part of Mozilla …

Hodges commits to workforce development

Workforce development and training is a topic of increasing importance in Southwest Florida, and the need is continually articulated ranging from the …

Facebook, Google offering tech, career courses

Is this another sign that the two Silicon Valley giants are considering launching credit courses?

University System of Maryland Developing Digital Badges for Career Readiness

Badges<p>This summer, five institutions within the University System of Maryland (USM) will begin piloting digital badges to help students validate and …

World Education Services Using Blockchain to Verify Education Credentials

Yesterday, World Education Services (WES) announced it will issue blockchain-based digital badges as a way of recognizing the international …

Digital Credentials Institute Launched

May 9, 2018<p>I am very pleased to announce the launch of the Digital Credentials Institute (DCI). The Institute is a collaboration between Madison Area …

This Is What Georgia Tech Thinks College Will Look Like in 2040

Take your learning with you

<b>How did the Blockcerts pro­ject begin?</b><p>Blockcerts grew out of conversations Learning Machine was having with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology …

Blockchain

Certification Watch (Vol. 21, No. 16)

Written by GoCertify Staff<p>Page 1 of 2<p>In this week's roundup of the latest IT certification news, ISACA takes stock of the State of Cybersecurity, …

Tech Industry

The New Blockcerts Mobile App

Self-Sovereign Identity just got easier.<p>Learning Machine is proud to introduce the new Blockcerts Wallet mobile app (iOS/Android) for people to …

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New Girlguiding 'Google' Badge Launched To Inspire Girls To Get Into Coding

'Technology is for everyone, regardless of gender or age.'<p>Girls are being inspired to pursue future careers in technology and engineering, thanks to …

Girl Guides

Accenture Digital Skills Launches to Help Address UK Skills Gap

Accenture Digital Skills, a programme of free online courses designed to help tackle the digital skills gap, is to be rolled out across Scotland and …

Social Media

Level Up Professional Learning, Growth, and Sharing with Gamification

Gamification of learning is an exciting trend in education. I’ve heard of many different schools and districts that are using ideas started in the …

Jesuit Values Digital Badges

Digital Badging Process<p>Digital badges are used in education, business and community agencies across the country. They are awarded and shared across …

Inching Toward Relicensure, One 'Microcredential' at a Time

The bite-sized competencies are gaining ground as a PD tool. In Tennessee, they can also help teachers maintain their licenses.

Blockchain brings democratized education: A paradigm shift in learning

We as IBMers have a great vantage point of the technological tsunami that is coming our way. Many believe that the rising tide of robotics, …

Education Technology

<b>NEW YORK, NY</b> (July 25, 2017)—Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today releases new badges in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and the …

Join in the NC State Parks 100-Mile Challenge

North Carolina State Parks challenges all residents and visitors to join the 100-Mile Challenge, a health and wellness program that encourages …