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Digital credentials: how to use them to boost your brand

Digital credentials: how to use them to boost your brand

Ever heard of Europass? Developed by the European Commission, this digital tool aims to standardize and promote the communication of training and education qualifications throughout the European Union. Since the reputation of an institution plays a major role in its influence, similarly digital credentials can be used to raise awareness of your institution on the …

How to convince a skeptic to use digital credentials

How to convince a skeptic to use digital credentials

In a study conducted by the market research firm IFOP, in March 2022, with a sample of 1,501 people, 20% of respondents stated that using digital tools was a difficult skill to master. Indeed, faced with the hesitancy of people regarding the digitalization of technical and administrative activities, talking up the merits of digital credentials …

Why is the portability of digital credentials so essential?

Why is the portability of digital credentials so essential?

The use of digital technology is booming in society, and this is particularly true in higher education, which has a lot to gain from it. The arrival of digital credentials and the many opportunities they offer are revolutionizing the way we think about education. A growing number of universities are now issuing their certifications and …

Learning Management Systems: integrating micro-credentials

Learning Management Systems: integrating micro-credentials

Under the labor code of certain countries, a job applicant “must respond in good faith” to information requests from recruiters. Nevertheless, many job seekers have taken to lying on their resumes, such as stating that they have obtained credentials for which they have had no training. To fight diploma and certification fraud and facilitate verification, …

Protect your academic qualifications with verifiable diploma certificates

Protect your academic qualifications with verifiable diploma certificates

In the recruitment process, nearly one in three applicants declares false information on their CV. In addition to lying about skills and work experience, it is not uncommon for candidates to present counterfeit academic certificates. To protect academic qualifications from forgery and tampering, verifiable diploma certificates or digital credentials can be generated and recorded on …

Top 6 misconceptions about digital certificates and badges

Top 6 misconceptions about digital certificates and badges

Numerous organizations, universities, training centres and companies have a digital accreditation solution or plan to adopt one in the near future. In France, several higher education establishments have already taken a step ahead in this field, such as the IAE of Dijon and the University of Lille, while other entities are still wondering whether such …

Why share your credentials on LinkedIn?

Why share your credentials on LinkedIn?

LinkedIn has revolutionized the way we present ourselves on the internet by promoting a social network geared more towards the professional lives of its users. With over 850 million users worldwide, the platform has become the quintessential professional showcase for many of its users, who use it to learn, connect, and build their professional success. …

Understanding the concept of decentralized identities

Understanding the concept of decentralized identities

Not everyone knows what a digital identity is, but many have one, whether they like it or not! Every cookie you accept, every form you fill out, and every click you make on social media contributes to your digital identity. What’s worse, identity theft has never been more of a threat than today. Indeed, the …

Improving the image of higher education with digital credentials

Improving the image of higher education with digital credentials

Diplomas, certificates and transcripts achieved during a university course are all proof of learning that students will keep with them throughout their whole lives. These documents, still often used in their paper format, take time to produce and to deliver to students, are easy to fake, and are costly to verify. For such reasons, more …