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Education and digital: what will teaching look like in 10 years?

Education and digital: what will teaching look like in 10 years?

The health measures implemented in response to the pandemic have reshaped education around the world. While several years would have been necessary to activate the digitization of education, the new technologies have been hastily foisted on faculty and students. Video courses, MOOCs and e-learning have been widely adopted and today it seems difficult to do …

What will change with Open Badges?

What will change with Open Badges?

Teleworking, videoconferencing courses and remote learning all have become a major part of our daily lives. All aspects of society have had to adapt and many believe these changes are here to stay. Allowing for more flexibility and less commuting, these new habits have been quickly adopted by workers and learners all around the world. …

Digital Credentials: 3 questions to Audencia

Digital Credentials: 3 questions to Audencia

Audencia is committed to expanding the services it offers to its graduates, and has decided to provide them with a permanent, tamper-proof online diploma certificate, called Digital Credential. Fond of new technologies, it has chosen blockchain technology to secure data and ensure a framework of trust for the different players using the system. Audencia’s official …

Digital Credentials Press Release: University of Lille – France project

Digital Credentials Press Release: University of Lille – France project

Starting in July, 2021, the University of Lille will issue digital credentials for all its graduates, using blockchain technology. When sending out diplomas today, alumni email photocopies of paper copies, which can easily be forged with photo editing software. In addition, printing and distributing paper diplomas is time-consuming, which can make it difficult to apply …

Blockchain Credentials examples: IAE Nantes project

Blockchain Credentials examples: IAE Nantes project

IAE Nantes issues its first bilingual Digital Credentials on the blockchain Since 2017, IAE Nantes – Economics and Management (University of Nantes) provides graduates with their digital diploma certificate, secured via BCdiploma’s Digital Credentials blockchain solution (BCdiploma | Blockchain Credentials Solutions).  Nicolas Antheaume, the project initiator, told us more in the last article of the …

Understanding Micro-Credentials

Understanding Micro-Credentials

What is a micro-credential? A micro-credential is an official certificate of recognition granted to a learner who has acquired a competence, according to a very precise breakdown of skills. “Many agree that the concept has emerged in response to the skills gap caused by new technologies. Essentially, micro-credentials are bite-sized chunks of education, whether an …

Micro-Credentials revolutionize the traditional job market’s criteria

Micro-Credentials revolutionize the traditional job market’s criteria

Micro-credentials emerge in the EdTech landscape as a valuable education alternative. The number of micro-credentials rises sharply to meet the new job market’s criteria and candidates’ need to differentiate themselves. Meanwhile, college degrees’ value declines and universities could consider incorporating micro-certifications to their syllabus to remain attractive against more atypical education paths. Moreover, since the …

Micro-Credentials: the platform to know

Micro-Credentials: the platform to know

You may already be familiar with BCdiploma: the platform issuing blockchain digital credentials that gathers the largest number of universities, training organizations and companies. Since its launch in 2019, BCdiploma’s key feature has been the customizable blockchain digital credential, with complete parameterization of the data model and graphical components for each institution: BCdiploma now offers a turnkey …

The digital certificate: when and why should you use it?

The digital certificate: when and why should you use it?

The digital certificate includes many different aspects! Also known as an electronic certificate or public key certificate, a digital certificate allows the identification and authentication of an individual or organization through a digital technology that guarantees its identity. In addition to this main purpose, it also has functions such as the encryption of exchanges, secure …