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Evidence Session - The role of microcedentials in a future skills system

What are microcredentials? Why do we need them? How do we define them and maximise their utility?

This session will explore:

• The role of microcredentals in addressing skill gaps and shortages.
• Learner and employer demand
• Challenges for HE/FE in designing and delivering MCs
• Cost and affordability.


Prof. Mark Brown, Director, National Institute for Digital Learning, Dublin City University

Dr Demelza Curnow, Lead Quality Manager (Membership, Quality Enhancement & Standards), QAA

Dr Annabel Kiernan, Pro Vice Chancellor Education, Staffordshire University


Chris Skidmore MP (Chair)
Douglas Blackstock, President, ENQA
Johnny Rich, Chief Executive, EPC
Professor Sue Rigby, VC, Bath-Spa University

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