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Monday, January 28 • 09:40 - 10:30
203: Open Badges: Digital Credentials for 21C Careers

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Open Badge is a standard for digital credentials invented by Mozilla in 2011 as a better way to recognize skills and carry them forward. Innovative organizations like IBM and Doctors Without Borders are starting to use Open Badges in an "Internet of Skills" approach to workforce development. Learn how they are becoming flexible digital credentials for the 21st century careers.

Learning Outcomes:
  • List the benefits of competency-based approaches to workforce development
  • Evaluate the importance of employability skills for 21st century careers
  • Explain how Open Badges make skills more portable and learner-centred

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Don Presant

President, Learning Agents / CanCred.ca
Don Presant is Canada’s leading expert on Open Badges. He is President of Learning Agents, host of CanCred.ca, the premier Canadian service for Open Badges, serving educators, trainers and other organizations across the country.

Monday January 28, 2019 09:40 - 10:30 EST
Room | Salle 203

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