Edalex Selected for Global Victoria EdTech Innovation Alliance to Evaluate Custom Evidence Employability Outcomes

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Edalex selected for Global Victoria EdTech Innovation Alliance project to assess employability outcomes from personalized evidence

Edalex - View content, skills and credentials in a new light

Edalex – View content, skills and credentials in a new light

Credentialate - Discover and share proof of workplace skills

Credentialate – Discover and share proof of workplace skills

Edalex has elected to receive funding for its Edalex Credentialate Alliance project from the Global Victoria EdTech Innovation Alliance (GVEIA) of $33.4 million.

The project responds to educators’ demand to provide appropriate tools and resources to learners to bridge the gap between learner and employee and meet industry’s need for job-ready graduates.

— Dan McFadyen – Managing Director, Edalex

MELBOURNE, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA, February 24, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Edalexthe EdTech company whose mission is to highlight learning outcomes, digital assets and the power of individual success, is delighted to announce that it has been selected to receive funding in support of its Edalex Diploma Alliance Project, as part of the Global Victoria EdTech Innovation Alliance (GVEIA) program.

The Alliance aims to support partnerships between Victorian EdTech companies, Victorian educational institutions and international organisations, to test and promote the effectiveness of Victorian EdTech products for export growth. The initiative is implemented by EduGrowth and is funded by the Government of Victoria as part of its $33.4 million commitment for the short-term economic recovery of the international education sector, in response to the pandemic. of COVID-19.

“We are delighted to bring this important program to the Government of Victoria to connect EdTech companies, educational service providers and researchers to document the impact of EdTech tools on learners.” says David Linke, Managing Director of EduGrowth. “Edalex are one of the leading innovators leading the way in Victorian and Australian EdTech. We have been impressed with the quality of their submission and the strength of their partner organizations – a testament to the hardworking Edalex team and their commitment to innovation in education,” he continues.

Edalex’s project, or Innovation Sprint – aimed at increasing the confidence of learners to express their professional skills and the ability of employers to use the evidence generated as a signal for hiring – establishes an active collaboration between international universities and organizations in non-profit. Education Design Lab, a national US non-profit organization with deep experience in improving the visibility of career paths for historically underserved learners, the Melbourne School of Professional and Continuing Education (MSPACE) at the University of Melbourne and the Institute of Applied Creativity for Transformation (IACT), each of the institutions experienced in offering micro-certificates, recognized by digital badges.

All partners share a desire to improve learner employability outcomes and see immense benefits for learners, employers and institutions in increased transparency and personalized evidence. Naomi Boyer, PhD, Senior Director of Skills and Data Ecosystem at Education Design Lab, says, “There is global benefit in creating a shared understanding of the employer and in-demand social skills of the 21st century, for create a robust talent pool and thriving citizenship, using innovative skills mapping and digital reward, we are creating a network of (l)employee visibility in the marketplace”

“The project will respond to the growing need for educational institutions to provide appropriate tools and resources to learners in order to bridge the gap between learners and employees and meet industry’s need for job-ready graduates,” said Dan McFadyen, CEO of Edalex. “We are extremely grateful to Global Victoria and EduGrowth for providing the funding, research support and vehicle for this research initiative,” he continues. “We are excited to investigate the effectiveness of the personalized learner evidence records produced by our Credentialate platform and how they can improve learner employability outcomes through our partners, while helping to address talent shortage for employers,” he concludes.

The overall goal of the GVEIA program is to establish Victoria as Australia’s hub of education innovation that incorporates all the virtues of the triple helix innovation model. The program will extend this model to include the effectiveness and enhancement of innovation in the education sector which is an absolute prerequisite for educational innovation at scale. Learn more about https://edugrowth.org.au/edtech-innovation-alliance-program/.

About Edalex
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Edalex is an edTech company whose mission is to highlight learning outcomes, digital assets and the power of individual success. Founded in 2016, Edalex develops technological solutions that extract the hidden value of educational data to make it accessible and more meaningful. Edalex brings together the team behind the CODiE award-winning open source openEQUELLA platform that centrally hosts teaching and learning, research, media and library content.

In 2019, Edalex launched Credentialate, the world’s first credential evidence platform, which makes it possible to discover and share evidence of workplace skills and analyze skill attainment in an institution like never before. previously. Skills-First Evidence Alignment is available for the first time globally through the Credentialate platform.

Learn more at: edalex.com

Kristine Chompff
Edalex
+61 409 598 408
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