In recent years, there have been a growing emphasis on lifelong learning as the new norm for the way we live, work and learn in a rapidly unfolding era of change. The events of 2020 have reinforced the importance of continuing to invest in oneself.
The OpenCreds framework outlines how the education providers can provide a market-leading lifelong learning and micro-credentialing experience that prepares Australian and Malaysian learners for the future of work.
Aligned to a formal qualification level to provide learners and employers with a clear understanding of their level of achievement; and/or successful completion leads to an offer of admission to a formal qualification.
Successful completion earns credit for learning in a formal qualification, or component part of the body of a course that is part of a qualification.
Recognised by an industry association or accrediting body as meeting the needs towards maintenance of continuing professional development requirements.
Choose one of the three options: Professional Learning, Vocational Education and Training, Higher Education.
Choose which of the following applies: Pathway, Credit-bearing; or Industry Recognised. You can choose more than one.
Choose one of the 7 options for hours of learning based on the framework you are following.
Provide details of any pathway, credit/recognition of prior learning, or industry/association agreements in place.
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On Wednesday the 25th of November 2020, OpenLearning held its inaugural OpenLearning Micro-credential Symposium - a complimentary virtual event designed to unpack the potential of micro-credentials.Access content
OpenLearning Malaysia hosted a localised, complementary event to the OpenLearning Micro-credential Symposium 2020 in Australia on Thursday, 26 November 2020, to uncover the potential of micro-credential opportunities for the Malaysian education and training ecosystem.Access content