Can micro-credentials help educators and employers shape a future-ready workforce? How can organisations assess readiness and prepare for micro-credential development?
Together, we addressed these questions and more at the OpenLearning Micro-credential Symposium 2020 for Malaysia. In the lead-up to the event, we highlighted a few of our key guests who are leading the conversation on micro-credentials, lifelong learning, and the future of work.
In his current role as the Director of the Centre for Development of Academic Excellence, Prof. Dr. Abdul Karim Alias is responsible for designing and running a professional development programme in technology-enhanced learning and student-centred learning for the academic staff.
How are institutions like USM already leading the way in equipping learners with industry-relevant skills? Our industry showcase brings together early adopters of micro-credentials to discuss use cases, strategies, best practices, design principles, and mechanisms for sustainable transformation in current models of tertiary education and professional development.
This industry showcase on ‘Charting a New Course for Malaysian Education & Professional Development‘ took place on Thursday 26th November 2020, at 11.45AM MYT (GMT+8).
Dr. Nurbiha is the current Chairman of MEIPTA, the Malaysian e-Learning Council for Public Universities. As Deputy Director of Teaching and Learning at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, she supports course development and facilitates the use of Open Educational Resources.
During the Symposium, she joined our panel of speakers from government, industry, and the higher education sector for a wide-ranging conversation on the state of skills, talent, graduate employability and lifelong learning in Malaysia.
The panel discussed micro-credentials as an innovative model of education, and explored the existing public and private sector initiatives that are already enabling education and training providers to increase access to upskilling and reskilling programs.
This panel session on ‘ The Future of Work, Education & Lifelong Learning with Micro-credentials’ took place on Thursday 26th November 2020, at 10.15AM MYT (GMT+8).
Dato' Dr. Ho Sinn Chye has extensive experience in providing working Malaysians with access to quality higher education via open distance learning (ODL), and has been responsible for the development of organisational strategies that deliver successful distance learning courses.
His workshop addressed topics such as aligning your team, estimating the resources needed, and working with the right partners to realise your organisation's micro-credential goals.
This workshop on ‘Developing a Micro-credential Strategy and Action Plan for Implementation‘ took place on Thursday 26th November 2020, at 3.00PM MYT (GMT+8). Tune in to the live stream on OpenLearning's Facebook Live.
We invite you to find out more about each topic and access the recording of the OpenLearning Micro-credential Symposium 2020.