March 29, 2021

Must read: What is a micro-credential?

As more and more Canadians look to colleges and institutes for upskilling and reskilling opportunities in a world characterized by rapid change, the answer to this question is more important than ever – which is why we launched a national framework to offer a standard definition and guiding principles!

This new framework defines a micro-credential as a certification of assessed competencies that is additional, alternate, complementary to, or a component of a formal qualificationDiscover the full framework and guiding principles!

Colleges and institutes are leaders in offering and developing micro-credentials, largely in response to the needs of employers in their communities. The national framework will help educators continue to create nimble and responsive micro-credentials that meet high quality standards and help learners choose the right credential for them!