Digital credentialing: implications for the recognition of learning across borders


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Author: Chakroun, Borhene; Keevy, James


There is increasing evidence that the use of digital technologies in education and training is supporting the development of learning materials and close monitoring of teaching and learning processes, changing pedagogies and forms of assessment and certification. Digital learning records and open data sources are complementing traditional qualifications repositories, while challenging the conventional models of credential evaluation, as both for-profit and non-profit verification agencies come to the fore as important players. These changes trigger many questions about the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Pathways; Qualifications; Quality; Technology

Keywords: Trend; Qualifications framework; Skill certification; Online system; Labour mobility; Equivalence of qualifications; Quality assurance

Published: Paris, France: UNESCO, 2018

Physical description: 42 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 135.183

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