Towards a common definition of micro-credentials

Micro-credentials are increasingly promoted as a new and more flexible way of recognising knowledge, skills and competences. Micro-credentials are flourishing with more new brand names constantly emerging. However, acceptance and recognition of micro-credentials by employers and policy makers is hampered because, among other challenges, there is no universally recognised definition that clearly communicates to lay users, particularly learners and employers, what micro-credentials are. This study set out to address this challenge, by proposing a consensual definition, in the hope of assisting t... Show more

Authors: Oliver, Beverley

Published: [Paris, France], UNESCO, 2022

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 36 p.

Access item: https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000381668

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