This talk will explore these questions and the relationship between the growth of micro-credentials, new digitally-enabled models of education, and the drive to develop more work-ready graduates and 21st Century lifelong learners.
Benefit of this resource and how to make the best use of it
Has the university degree had its day ? Is the traditional degree still fit for purpose? Is the micro-credential the next big thing ? How will the unbundling of higher education disrupt the Irish colleges and universities? Will the micro-credential fundamentally transform higher education in the face of Industry 4.0 ? Or is the micro-credential just another act of innovation theatre and passing fad in a long history of failed educational revolutions ? This talk will explore these questions and the relationship between the growth of micro-credentials, new digitally-enabled models of education, and the drive to develop more work-ready graduates and 21st Century lifelong learners.
Throughout this workbook students are asked to engage with the PCs Graduate Attribute & Mindsets Framework via a suite of activities or exercises. This engagement will provide students with the language of skills and attributes best suited to job application and success.
This Facilitator Checklist has been compiled from our experience as facilitators delivering the PACT Open Course with the National Forum. From our reflection, we created this resource to aid fellow facilitators save time and outlined key pre-Course, during-Course, and post-Course activities essential to the smooth running of all Open Courses.
Via the lens of graduate attribute development this toolkit highlights best examples of employability activities for higher education curriculum. Designed to enhance employability skills development as class activities and module assessments, namely via the Employability Superfoods, lecturers can enhance students’ employability learning with ease.
This OER investigates the role of digital technology in the acquisition of practical skills in health sciences. While it is commonly accepted that theoretical knowledge can be imparted using technology, how best to use technology to support practical skill acquisition is a growing area which presents many opportunities.