"In 2016, Credential Engine set out to tally all the badges, degrees, certificates, licenses and diplomas available to denote educational attainment."—Source: EdSurge
WHY THIS MATTERS:
The credentialing movement has been gaining steam in a major way. With a staggering number of pathways available, questions around quality loom, underscoring the need for standardization to help cement the value of non-degree options.