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Proposals for ‘micro-credentials’ too vague, MEPs suggest

MEPs approve resolution calling on Commission to further develop proposals

A proposal to develop unified short-term learning certificates, known as “micro-credentials”, across the EU is too vague, the European Parliament has suggested.

To boost adult learning, the European Commission in December proposed the bloc’s member states agree on a set of micro-credential principles that could be applied across borders, sectors and institutions. It also suggested the creation of special accounts through which governments would pay for courses to be made available to individuals.

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