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Noncredit Pathways: A Federal Policy Blind Spot

States should lead the way in expanding opportunity for noncredit learners, writes Kenyatta Lovett.

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Universities Investing in Microcredential Leadership

As microcredential programs slowly gain traction, more universities are looking for leaders to coordinate the efforts.

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A ‘Great Misalignment’ Between Credentials and Jobs

Many future jobs won’t require a bachelor’s degree, according to a new report. But institutions aren’t offering credentials in the right fields to meet labor market demand.

THE, NAFSA Launch Certificate for International Education Sector

Times Higher Education ( Inside Higher Ed’s parent company), NAFSA: Association of International Educators, and Common Purpose, an online learning...
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Learning to Work, Or Working to Learn?

We need a systems approach to making work-to-learn models just as accessible as traditional learn-to-work pathways, Erin Crisp writes.

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Liberal Arts Microcredentials on the Rise

Badges and certificates aren’t just for technical fields anymore.

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Responsible AI and the ‘Future of Skills’

A gathering hosted by ETS delved into how AI could change how students are tested and how employers assess skills.

Stackable and Alternative Credentials Go Mainstream: Key Podcast

This week’s episode of The Key, Inside Higher Ed’s news and analysis podcast, explores whether the emergence of shorter-term and...