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Achievement, Opportunity and Employment

All Learners Have a Story, Help Them Tell It


All Learners Have a Story, Help Them Tell It


1EdTech members are revolutionizing how learners capture their achievements and competencies beyond the traditional transcript to help each student tell their story. They do this by leveraging digital microcredentials, and learner-owned lifelong achievement records developed and supported by the 1EdTech community.


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Help Learners Capture and Share Achievements for a Lifetime of Opportunities

Enable new connections between the world of work and the world of education, enhancing opportunity and building lifelong relationships between education providers and learners at all levels.

  • Enhance student pathways
  • Enable a richer transcript with a variety of achievements
  • Increase offerings for alumni
  • Recognize achievement at a granular level
  • Build stronger partnerships with employers
  • Connect your students to employers



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Stanislaus County

Following the Open Badges standard from 1EdTech provides extra value to the Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) Badge Project because it means educators can get the maximum value out of their badges in various ways.

The verifiable data embedded in the badges help the earners show what they can do and what they learned across schools, districts, and even industries. Creating new badges is also easier as teacher and department needs evolve.

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Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE)

This is about supporting teachers in our area, and how they can showcase their proficiencies. All our badges are Open Badges, so anyone that earns a badge from us can take it wherever they want to go.

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Gregg Eilers
Project Coordinator for Educational Technology
Stanislaus County Office of Education

Open University

The Open University (UK) was created to offer higher education to all with no barriers to entry, and the idea of open standards fits in perfectly with that mission. That’s why The Open University is proud to be part of the community that helped create and now uses the 1EdTech Open Badges standard for its free OpenLearn courses as a microcredential offering to learners.

Open Badges are a major draw for learners looking to start a new or grow in their current careers, and as part of the 1EdTech community, The Open University can ensure the needs of their learners are considered as the technology evolves. The standard is not only open, providing more mobility, but also allows for valuable and verifiable data that can be used to connect those learners to future careers.

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Badges are a great motivator for learners to complete a course of study, but I don’t think many of them even know the power Open Badges offer. The technical work and information held in the badge have the potential to connect them to new opportunities. It’s so much more than other achievements on a resume or LinkedIn.

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Dr. Patrina Law
Head of OpenLearn
Open University



We have a broad community, from K-12 thru corporate, and we have badging solutions for all of them. Working with 1EdTech allows us to collaborate with all of those audiences and provide a full gamut of solutions.

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Brett Dalton
Head of Educational Services

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One of Moodle’s philosophies is that people are “always learning.” To help those life-long learners tell their stories and share the skills they learned from K-12 to higher education and throughout their careers, the learning platform leverages 1EdTech’s Badge Connect certification.

The certification helps to ensure learners have autonomy over their own credentials and can more easily share those accomplishments across various learning and badge platforms.

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By working collaboratively with the brightest minds in education and technology, we're making an impact on all learners. Join the 1EdTech community today because together, we go forward faster.

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Expanding the Value and Usability of Digital Credentials

Go beyond the traditional transcript with rapidly evolving educational credentials that meet the needs of all learners.

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The Whole Learner Every Step of the Way

Become a leader in digital credentials, and collaborate with 1EdTech members as we develop and leverage meaningful and verifiable credentials to increase learner achievement, opportunity and employment.

It's just one of our six key workstreams helping shape the future for K-12, higher education, and corporate education.

Digital Credentials

Show the whole learner at every step of their journey and make lifelong achievements more shareable and secure without custom integrations with the Comprehensive Learner Record Standard™ (CLR Standard™), Open Badges, and Competencies and Academic Standards Exchange® (CASE®).


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Empowering Tomorrow’s Learners Starts With an Open Ecosystem

Unlock the unlimited possibilities with 1EdTech’s six key workstreams, and help us lead the way to an open, innovative and trusted educational technology ecosystem. Together, we power learner potential.

TrustEd Apps Vetting   |   Learning Platforms, Apps, and Tools

Curriculum Innovation and Teaching Strategies   |   Integrated Assessment

Learning Data and Analytics   |   Digital Credentials





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