Recognized as proof that documents the acquisition of competencies or the development of existing qualifications and skillsets (Up- and Reskilling), micro-credentials have been discussed as a solution for addressing the requirements of the job market and the challenges of skilled worker shortages through brief and targeted offerings.
Furthermore, micro-credentials provide higher education institutions with an opportunity to strengthen their strategic focus on internationalization and mobility by fostering the creation of joint courses with partner universities abroad. For higher education institutions, micro-credentials offer a pathway to future development and profiling, enhancing their strategies and offerings for academic further education. Simultaneously, they contribute to the promotion of knowledge and skills transfer within both the professional and academic realms.
(see Introduction to HKR Modus Program Meeting 30./31.03.2023)