Making sense of microcredentials

Even prior to the [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19 pandemic, technological changes, globalization and demographic shifts were disrupting the labour force at an unprecedented pace, creating a need for a more effective lifelong learning system. Postsecondary institutions and governments are responding by experimenting with training programs geared to adult learners. These programs include microcredentials which have emerged in recent years as a complement to traditional credentials. These shorter learning programs offer targeted opportunities to upgrade skills and transition or advance in the... Show more

Authors: Pichette, Jackie; Brumwell, Sarah; Rizk, Jessica ... [+] Show more

Published: Toronto, Ontario, Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario, 2021

Resource type: Government report or paper

Physical description: v, 27 p.

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