Digital credentials and badges make it easier than ever to document learning while also providing tremendous value and opportunity to both learners and organizations alike - and that value can extend far beyond simply supporting the verification of learning.
Selective colleges should focus less on what applicants have achieved and more on what they've overcome to do so, Ryan Craig argues.
Denver-based Galvanize on Thursday announced a collaboration with online retailer Amazon to train engineers for work on Alexa, Amazon's virtual assistant. The companies will host a series of free workshops on college campuses across the region.
STEMconnector, a national consortium of companies, associations, government entities, and academic institutions focused on advancing STEM education, today announced a partnership with digital credential pioneer, Credly, that will bring digital badges to K-12 and collegiate students who complete challenges for the Day of Design.
A Reston company trains unemployed college grads in coding then places them at companies needing coders.
It's gotten a lot harder to sell online degrees. According to an annual survey by Quality Matters and Eduventures titled the Changing Landscape of Online Education (CHLOE), 56% of administrators say the market for online programs is much more competitive...
People love Denver for many reasons, such as the scenery, active lifestyle options, and Old West echoes. Started in 1858 during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush, Denver was nearly abandoned by the middle of 1859. Residents worked together to get an overland wagon...
The Trump administration inherited a massive student loan mess from the Obama administration, which inherited the seedlings of today's crisis from the Bush administration. Over a million Americans now default on their student loans each year. And if Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and her team fail to act fast, they will soon become complicit...
University Ventures has acquired Minneapolis-based GradStaff, a recruiting firm focused on placing recent college graduates into entry-level positions. No financial terms were disclosed. As a result of the transaction, GradStaff has now rebranded as Avenica.
GradStaff, a recruiting firm focused on entry-level workers, completed its rebranding to Avenica. It also announced its acquisition by University Ventures, a private equity firm whose portfolio targets the school-to-work pathway.