When nearly all learning was done in school, it was easier to certify what somebody knew. Today though, there are many other ways to learn. Unfortunately, our standard methods of certifying learning and knowledge misses most of this alternate learning.
This article talks about how companies are developing alternate certification methods that may help capture some of this missing learning. As I look at the higher education industry, I think developments of alternate certification techniques will be the biggest drivers of change and innovation. Here’s a previous post where I expound on why.