6. Context to Work

The following is an interesting Podcast from Peter Janzow, with Credly, a commercial provider of micro credentials, which captures the possible role of micro-credentials in the world of work:

Micro-credentials could capture the informal learning that takes place in the workplace or it could meet a specific need in the workplace. The main application of micro-credentials to the world of work is to fill a skills gap that is needed in a particular industry. The employer ideally works with a post secondary institution to meet the needs if the industry. This is shown in graphical form below: