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Catch Up on Workcred’s Latest Updates

10/04/2021


See what ANSI-affiliate Workcred has been up to recently, including an upcoming, online event focused on non-traditional learning and diverse career paths.

  • Access the September 2021 article, “Certification-Degree Pathways: Aligning Undergraduate Curriculum to Industry Credentials and Professions,” authored by Workcred staff and partners representing the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities at the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, and the University Professional Continuing Education Association, that examines how a pathway offering learners the ability to earn a certification while earning their degree provides individuals the ability to showcase a broad base of knowledge as well as work-relevant skills.

     

  • Register now for an October 21 online event, “Is it Time to Throw Away Our Resumes?,” Workcred senior director of research Isabel Cardenas-Navia, co-author of a new essay on learning and employment records (LERs), and Issues in Science and Technology editor-in-chief Lisa Margonelli, will visit Zócalo (an Arizona State University Knowledge Enterprise) to talk about reconstructing credentialing around a system that recognizes—and even encourages—non-traditional learning and diverse career paths.

     

  • Dr. Swift’s recent letter, “Contributing to Greater Change, One Conversation at a Time,” highlights how Workcred’s staff has been on the forefront of conferences, roundtables, broadcasts, and penned Op-Eds about how to collectively improve the workforce landscape, support greater diversity, and use credential pathways to enhance education.

 

Access more information about upcoming presentations and events, and see other latest news, via Workcred's newly launched website.

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