Making micro-credentials work for learners, employers and providers

Short courses are not new. For decades, extension courses have enabled further education, community engagement and lifelong learning. Since 2012, online short courses - often called massive open online courses (MOOCs) - have been offered by hundreds of providers, mostly universities. Employers have offered their own in-house training programs for years, and industry bodies have managed certifications and licences to practice. These various forms of non-formal learning have enabled learners - working or not, and across the lifespan - to stay engaged with intellectual challenges, and to remain c ... Show more

Authors: Oliver, Beverley

Published: [Melbourne, Victoria], Deakin University, 2019

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: iii, 48 p.

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