This is possible through face to face training as franchises start up, but how can it be facilitated as they grow and expand geographically?
Accessibility in design of learning materials is generally thought of as an add on to comply with the Equality Act 2010. However, our population is changing and so we need to change our thinking.
It used to be that companies would look to universities and colleges to provide the next generation workforce who have the skills needed for work. Although recent statistics show that in 2015, 22% of job vacancies were unfilled because of lack of skills, qualifications or experience to match the job.
The first higher education conference on Open Badges took place at Southampton University on the 8th of March 2016 and with attendees flying in from across the world it was a lively event.