Open Hiring

Often diploma’s are the gatekeepers to work. But what if this is not the case? What if someone is hired solely on his abilities and motivation? In its maybe purest form that is what opening recognition is about: replace scrutiny with trust. Open Hiring™ is an example of how this Read more…

Open Badges for building a learning territory in Normandy

Badgeons la Normandie (Let’s Badge Normandy) is a network of institutions, associations and organisations working in education and training, employment and social integration. They are exploring the power of Open Badges for building a learning territory:  developing, recognising, valorising and connecting the talents of Normans. For the open recognition week, Read more…

Sustainable integration of status holders

At the Validation Festival in Brussels on Unlocking Talents MIRVA member Gear Up co-moderated a workshop together with the Dutch Council for Refugees on the sustainable integration of status holders. Background On validation there are specific arrangements/projects going on around the Member States that are targeted at migrants and/or refugees. Although Read more…

MIRVA at the European Validation Festival

Unlocking Talents in Europe The European Commission is organising a stakeholder conference on 14-15 June in Brussels to share practices and exchange ideas and knowledge on validation of informal and non-formal learning. MIRVA will be present at two workshops:  Workshop on E-portfolios and Open Badges: Methods to support validation. Workshop Read more…