MELBOURNE, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA, / EINPresswire.com/ — Edalex, the EdTech company unleashing the power of skills data, digital assets and personal credentials, is thrilled to be included in HolonIQ’s EdTech 50 Australia and New Zealand 2022 – for the third consecutive year. ! The 2022 Australia & New Zealand EdTech 50 is an annual list of the most promising EdTech startups in Australia and New Zealand, selected from over 750 applicants.
HolonIQ is an industry-leading market intelligence platform that provides data and analysis of developments in the global education market, providing updates and commentary on companies, countries and industries and how their innovation activities shape market patterns and trends.
“We are beyond thrilled to be recognized for the third year in a row as one of the region’s most promising EdTech startups by HolonIQ,” said Dan McFadyen, CEO of Edalex. “We believe this continued recognition reflects the great strides our team has made in putting the learner at the center, fostering cross-industry collaboration, and introducing enhanced features and services that more directly meet their needs as the skills ecosystem continues to evolve. ,” He continued.
“All of the companies in HolonIQ are considered leaders in education innovation, so making the list three years in a row is a testament to the work the Edalex team does and the impact they have,” said said David Linke, Managing Director of EduGrowth.
The last 12 months have been busy for Edalex, including:
– Selected for several OSN Competency Collaborations late last year, exploring Rich Competency Descriptors (RSD) and Competency Framework alignment. Edalex worked in collaboration with several local and international partners to provide a fundamental demonstration of the emerging skills ecosystem.
– Selected to receive funding for an Edalex Diploma Project Alliance in early 2022, as part of the Global Victoria EdTech Innovation Alliance (GVEIA) program. Edalex’s international collaborative research project explored the impact of Credentialate on learners’ confidence in expressing professional skills and employers’ ability to use presented evidence as a cue to hire. The research has generated impressive results and is expected to be published shortly.
– Announced an exciting new partnership with Education Design Lab (the Lab) in April 2022. Their collaboration focuses on synergies between the Lab’s 21st Century Skills micro-certificates, Edalex’s Credentialate platform and the expertise of two organizations in mapping and highlighting evidence of personalized skills from the curriculum.
– Spear openRSD in May 2022 – providing an open-access platform to create, store and share Rich Skills Descriptors (RSDs) and RSD collections. RSDs bring fairness to the learner and the skills ecosystem and provide a level playing field for skills recognition. openRSD uses Edalex’s open source technology stack to create locally and globally relevant RSD libraries, open to contributors and consumers worldwide.
– This was quickly followed by the launch of a series of Skills Meet-Up events. Co-hosted with The Bean Center (founded by Emeritus Professor Martin Bean CBE), the Skills Meet-Ups bring together stakeholders from state and national governments, educators, employers and leading industry bodies, working in small groups to advance the skills ecosystem. A white paper detailing the results of these meetings should be published soon.
– Finally, last month, Edalex launched a redesign of Credentialate’s Personal Proof Folder, with a neater and cleaner design, improved proof capabilities – such as direct links to external skill definitions such as descriptors rich skills (RSD); the possibility of embedding links to artifacts (documents, videos, etc.) in the evidence file and more.
Based on data and insights from HolonIQ’s impact intelligence platform, as well as qualitative assessments from their intelligence unit and local market experts in each region, organizations are assessed and scored based on eligibility and evaluation criteria that cover five dimensions: the market; Product; Crew; Capital and Momentum.
“Time flies when you do interesting work, with engaging and talented partners, and deliver more to learners and customers,” McFadyen explained. “Receiving this recognition from HolonIQ again gives us the opportunity to reflect on how much we have achieved in such a short time,” he said. “I am so proud that the hard work of every member of our team has been recognized with our inclusion in the ANZ EdTech 50 2022, and I look forward to what next year will bring as the skills ecosystem takes hold. scale,” he concluded. . “Well done team – this one’s for you!”
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