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WFM BiWeekly - 4/24/22 - CLRs, Blockchain, Digital Wallets & Institutional Microcredentialing

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WFM BiWeekly - 4/24/22 - CLRs, Blockchain, Digital Wallets & Institutional Microcredentialing
By Workforce Monitor • Issue #55 • View online
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George Lorenzo, Writer, Editor & Publisher
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New WFM Posts Since Last Issue
We were busy working on three related articles on the future of learner record keeping and the nascent seemingly rapid-growing technologies for sharing skills, credentials, and competencies between learners and employers.
FEATURE ARTICLE: Understanding Comprehensive Learner Records
REPORT SUMMARY: The Education Blockchain Initiative Final Report
REPORT SUMMARY: Building a Skills-Based Talent Marketplace: Verifiable Credentials Wallets for Learning and Employment
We also continued our explainer series on the recent IMS Global Digital Credentials Summit sessions:
Part IV: IMS Summit Explainer: Microcredentials at Kennesaw State University
Editors' Picks
The Rise of Alternative Credentials in Hiring | SHRM
Regulatory Opportunities for U.S. Workforce Development | The Regulatory Review
HHS Announces $226.5 Million to Launch Community Health Worker Training Program | HHS.gov
2021 Impact Report | Strada Education
2022 Horizon Report - Teaching and Learning Edition | EDUCAUSE
Opinion: America Has Turned Its Back on Its Poorest Families | The New York Times
Workers Want Their Bosses to Cover Work-from-Home Costs | Governing
The best HR & People Analytics articles of March 2022 | LinkedIn
Ole Miss strikes $5 million research deal with multi-level marketing company | Open Campus
The Upward Mobility Problem | Harvard Magazine
States Look to Community Colleges to Fill Labor Gap | The Pew Charitable Trusts
From the WFM Library
REPORT SUMMARY: Economic Opportunity for All: How Online Work-Based Learning Marketplaces Connect Education & Work to Expand Equity and Career Readiness
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Workforce Monitor is published with the Program on Skills, Credentials & Workforce Policy at George Washington University. We comb through all the erudite literature on Workforce Development issues, trends, and strategies as they relate to the world of education. We then synthesize our favorite research into concise summaries and feature articles, covering this broad landscape in a way that can save you time.

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