Mountain View, CA – Accredible, an industry-leading digital credentialing platform which allows users to securely issue, manage, track, and verify their certificates and badges announced today that it has achieved IMS Global Learning Consortium certification for Open Badges 2.0.
IMS Global is a community of education and technology leaders from around the world working together to advance an open architecture that supports learning in the digital age. IMS certification is a way to ensure interoperability with the growing digital credentials ecosystem, enabling learners to share information-rich, portable, and verifiable Open Badges across any certified platform. Accredible joins other IMS members in signaling it’s commitment to the Open Badges standard and rapidly growing ecosystem by adopting the newest version of their standard.
“Open Badges 2.0 provides rigorous standards for interoperability that ensure earners can trust and make full use of the credentials they earn online,” said Mark Leuba, vice president of product management, IMS Global Learning Consortium. “We applaud Accredible for achieving IMS conformance certification for Open Badges 2.0.”
“We’re very proud to have achieved Open Badges certification for our platform. Accredible’s platform has been Open Badges compliant for a number of years and we’re excited to receive the formal certification. We strongly believe that open, interoperable standards are the basis from which education can continue to improve.” – Alan Heppenstall, CTO at Accredible.
Accredible is an industry-leading digital credentialing platform which allows users to securely issue, manage, track, and verify their certificates and badges. Its platform is used by over 400 organizations worldwide, including Google, UC Berkeley, and IEEE. More than 1,000,000 students have received certificates, badges or blockchain credentials through their platform.