Author : Serge Ravet

New publication: Promoting online training opportunities for the workforce in Europe

This document is the interim report for the new European initiative on “Promoting Online Training Opportunities for the Workforce in Europe” (2017-2019) and has been prepared for the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) and the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) of the…

Paul Valéry on Diplomas and the Baccalaureate

Excerpt from Le bilan de l’intelligence (1935) I never hesitate to declare that the diploma is the mortal enemy of culture. The more important diplomas have become in life (and this importance has only increased because of economic circumstances), the lower the performance of education has been. The more control was…

Trust (recognition) can heal!

A teenager had spent many months in a young peoples psychiatric hospital. When he was about to leave a therapist asked him what was the most significant thing which helped him in his recovery. He responded that it was the moment when in and art group the therapist asked him […]

Trust (recognition) can heal!

A teenager had spent many months in a young peoples psychiatric hospital. When he was about to leave a therapist asked him what was the most significant thing which helped him in his recovery. He Read more…

Trust (recognition) can heal!

A teenager had spent many months in a young peoples psychiatric hospital. When he was about to leave a therapist asked him what was the most significant thing which helped him in his recovery. He responded that it was the moment when in and art group the therapist asked him […]

Trust (recognition) can heal!

A teenager had spent many months in a young peoples psychiatric hospital. When he was about to leave a therapist asked him what was the most significant thing which helped him in his recovery. He responded that it was the moment when in and art group the therapist asked him […]

Badgecraft presents their latest #OpenBadges projects

Wednesday February 14th, Nerijus Kriauciunas, from Badgecraft,  will present some of the Open Badge projects they’ve been working on lately, in particular: Badge Map, for issuers to visualize learning pathways and skill trees Badge Wallet, a mobile app for earning badges AppRaiser,  a 360° competency assessment and PD program for…

Open Recognition as “transformative social innovation”

“Transformative social innovation is defined as a process of changing social relations, involving challenging, altering or replacing the dominant institutions in a specific context.” This quote comes from TRANSIT (TRANsformative Social Innovation Theory) an ambitious research project that Read more…

Presentation of the Open Recognition Framework

The discussion on the design of the Open Recognition Framework was opened Wednesday January 17 2018, during the ORA biweekly conference call. The notes from the conversation are accessible here and the video and audio recording there.  The objective Read more…

Help Us Explore, Develop and Implement an #OpenRecognition Framework

Wednesday Jan 17: 9 am PT 6pm CET at http://bit.ly/ORA2018-January-17 Serge Ravet will lead a collaborative session to develop ideas for an Open Recognition Framework. Your valuable input will feed into an initial draft document, which will be refined further through open collaboration and application in practice, review and improvements to become…