Micro-credentials move one step closer to gaining widespread trust thanks to this framework

The 1EdTech TrustEd Microcredential Coalition has unveiled a new framework that identifies the core components every micro-credential should possess to sow trust and recognition across the school-to-career pipeline.

Higher ed, K12 and edtech giants join forces in next big step for micro-credentials

One recent initiative might be the most expansive as it attempts to put multiple sectors on the same page to ensure their trust and quality across K12, higher education and third-party providers. 1EdTech TrustEd aims to develop a framework of trustworthy, verifiable micro-credentials that operate across various networks with ease.

This major accreditation body is helping legitimize alternative credentials

Amid the proliferation of alternative credential programs created by higher ed and non-academics alike, this accrediting body wants to snuff the confusion.

Going online: Why should your college dump paper for digital credentials?

With robust digital credential programs emerging at schools across the country, it’s clear that academic records and credentials are a natural place to begin.

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