Digital badges are microcredential that indicate a verified accomplishment or skill that can be shared on social media, blogs and online portfolios. Furthermore, digital badges can facilitate learning pathways for future skill development.
Current PD&T programs that offer digital badges are listed on this page. Participants who attain a digital badge through PD&T will recieve infiormation via email as to how they can access and display their badge.
Concord, NH — The University of New Hampshire's (UNH) new micro-credential program is helping to close the workforce skills gap, announced the N.H. Department of Business and Economic Affairs (BEA). UNH offers more than 250 micro-credential workshops and 26 certificate programs in areas ranging from computer science and cryptocurrency to business management and law. Since the program began 18 months ago, about 2,000 learners per semester enroll in professional education programs focused on work ready skills, with over 6,000 digital badges issued to date. Read More
NEWS — Digital badges allow students to promote themselves with richer information about their new competencies. As micro-credentials take hold across higher ed, “soft skills” such as communication and creativity are now as central to instruction as are the technical skills taught in these professional pathways. Read More