National Microcredentials Framework


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Australia. Department of Education, Skills and Employment


The microcredentials ecosystem is disparate, lacking even a consistent definition across higher education, vocational education, and industry. Multiple reports have recommended the establishment of guidelines that microcredentials should follow, including the 2019 'Review of the Australian Qualifications Framework' [available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 138.311]. This framework seeks to respond to stakeholder inputs, and in doing so: sets a national definition for microcredentials; agrees on unifying principles for microcredentials; establishes critical information requirements; and outlines...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Quality; Qualifications; Skills and knowledge; Outcomes; Pathways

Keywords: Microcredentials; Qualifications framework; Recognition of current competency

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Canberra, Australian Capital Territory]: Department of Education, Skills and Employment, 2021

Physical description: 20 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 138.311

Resource type: Guide

Document number: TD/TNC 147.853

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