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Monday, January 25 • 15:00 - 15:15
(On-demand session released) Recognizing and Communicating Skills: Micro-credentials, Training & Technology – 45 minutes

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A significant consensus has emerged amongst the hyper niche community of micro-certification and badging experts and the broader community of labour market information professionals about the true problem with skills gaps. While in a limited number of fields there is truly a mismatch between the supply and demand of labour, in most cases teachers, learners and employers do a poor job of communicating and recognizing skills. This presentation will help career developers train, match and place their clients more effectively by understanding badging and micro-credentialing and how to close skills gaps effectively.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand leading practices in online learning
  • Understand leading practices in online job matching
  • Understand leading practices in recognition

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Jake Hirsch-Allen

Vice-President, International Council on Badges and Credentials
Jake Hirsh-Allen manages LinkedIn Learning's relationships with North America's governments in relation to workforce development and higher education systems. Jake is a Director on the Boards of the Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity, Information and Communications Technology Council... Read More →


Monday January 25, 2021 15:00 - 15:15 EST