Five reasons we need a new learning currency. Seven ways to create it.

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Five reasons we need a new learning currency. Seven ways to create it.

  1. 1. 5 Reasons we need a new learning currency
  2. 2. @triches http://www.slideshare.net/timriches96/
  3. 3. #1 We don’t recognise the cool stuff kids do
  4. 4. #1 We don’t recognise the cool stuff kids do
  5. 5. #2 We’re measuring the wrong stuff
  6. 6. #3 The robots are coming and they want your job! h"p://www.flickr.com/photos/dancoulter/  
  7. 7. Almost 50% of jobs at risk of being destroyed! Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael A. Osborne Sep 13
  8. 8. #4 “Schools are becoming exam factories” Confederation of British Industry 2014
  9. 9. “…qualifications are worthless as a criteria for hiring” Google 2013
  10. 10. #5 “What am I supposed to do with 1000 CVs?” Zach Holman Github
  11. 11. Seven ways Open Badges are gaining currency
  12. 12. #1 Authenticity
  13. 13. #2 Endorsement
  14. 14. #3 Feedback
  15. 15. #4 Community
  16. 16. #5 Niche learning at scale
  17. 17. Badge Stats 235,000 badges issued 1900 issuers 50k+ Backpacks 1400% Growth since Nov 12-13
  18. 18. #6 Findability
  19. 19. #7 Discoverability
  20. 20. DigitalMe is a social enterprise working with schools, charities, employers and platforms to create a new digital skills currency using Open Badges. We run Badge the UK, a Nominet Trust funded initiative to support the implementation of Open Badges across the UK Find us at www.digitalme.co.uk @digitalme_

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