2. United States

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The United States has done quite a bit of work in micro-credentialing - namely State University of New York and Colorado State. But there are some interesting applications of micro-credentials as well such as company sponsored micro-credentials (Google & Amazon) and a 3rd party provider called the University Learning Store. There is definitely an emphasis on skills when hiring as opposed to degrees, and this might take traction in Canada as well. Digital Promise is an interesting non profit society that aims to use micro- credentials as a way of ensuring access and equity to all learners.