This playbook is designed to explore the key issues associated with embedding and/or aligning certifications with academic degree and certificate programs. It provides:
- Insights to different stakeholders about the benefits of this approach.
- Information about the characteristics of certifications.
- Questions that can be asked to help assess quality.
- Elements to consider when deciding whether to align or embed a certification.
- Case studies of how postsecondary institutions are implementing this approach.