Credentialing

Credentials for the Future: Mapping the Potential for Immigrant-Origin Adults in the United States

Credentials for the Future: Mapping the Potential for Immigrant-Origin Adults in the United States

2019

This report analyzes data on the postsecondary degree and non-degree credential attainment of first- and second-generation adults (ages 16 to 64) to explore the relationship between these credentials and adults’ economic outcomes.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Scaling "Stackable Credentials": Implications for Implementation and Policy

Scaling "Stackable Credentials": Implications for Implementation and Policy

2014

This newsletter examines stackable credentials, a buzzword in career pathways. 

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Adult Learners
Decorative image for Resource Profile The Potential and Value of Using Digital Badges for Adult Learners

The Potential and Value of Using Digital Badges for Adult Learners

2013

This report examines the nature, value, and potential impact of digital badges, an emerging electronic form of recognition of an individual’s knowledge and skills.

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Instructional Staff
Decorative image for Resource Profile Certifying Adult Education Staff and Faculty

Certifying Adult Education Staff and Faculty

2011

The paper provides a background on certification in adult education, outlines benefits of certification, and suggests next steps for improving teacher quality in adult education through professionalization, teacher preparation, and related research.

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