Paths can vary, but continuous development is for everyone

This year's high school graduates are now making key decisions - what will I do next, who shall I be in the future, what kind of work will I do? This is all the more difficult today because, due to rapid technological changes, they are hearing that some professions may cease to exist tomorrow, and sooner or later, many will have to retrain. Nevertheless, research tells us that young people are optimistic about their future careers. What possible paths do they have? How can microcredentials help with this?
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Microcredentials and the labor market – a solution for everyone?

Microcredentials are being talked about not only as a hope for education, but also as an opportunity for all participants in the labor market, with different backgrounds and of all ages. Today we will look at the opportunities that microcredentials offer to two different groups: people over 50 and juniors.
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Microcredentials – a tool that supports continuous development

An increasingly fast-changing world requires us to continuously upgrade our skills. Already in 2020, the World Economic Forum reported that 50% of the world's workforce will need to re-skill by 2025. This statement is becoming a fact – if we want to be competitive in the labour market, we need to constantly develop our skills. This is fostered by the trend, which has been progressing for several years in Europe, of confirming various skills, even small ones.
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Microcredentials at Polish universities – are we ready for this?

According to a report by the National Information Processing Institute (OPI) entitled "Microcredentials as a new direction for the development of higher education," much could be gained from the implementation of microcredentials by Polish higher education institutions, their employees, as well as students and graduates.
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Microcredentials – a response of education to labour market needs

Are microcredentials an opportunity to change approaches to modern education? The role they can play in the face of changing labour market demands and ways of implementing new forms of skills validation were discussed by international experts gathered at the webinar "Bridging the gap – How countries are using microcredentials to reshape the workforce," held on February 14, 2024 at the initiative of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
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