17 November: Online webinar about micro-credentials by ECIU University


A milestone reached: ECIU University is the first European Alliance to issue e-sealed micro-credentials. Join the webinar on 17 November to learn more about micro-credentials and how ECIU did it.

Nov 06, 2023
Administrative staff

ECIU University invites university stakeholders, alliances and experts to its webinar on adopting e-sealed micro-credentials of learning opportunities as ECIU University is rolling out centralized, tamper-proof micro-credentials to its learners. E-sealed by ECIU University and issued using the European Digital Credentials platform, they will offer students new opportunities to upskill and reskill themselves, opening the door to broader employment prospects.

During the webinar, taking place on 17 November at 10 CET, ECIU University experts will show its user journey as an early adopter of e-sealed micro-credentials. And also policy makers and leaders in the field will share their view on micro-credentials within and outside of European University Alliances.


10:00: Welcome by Mairéad Nic Giolla Mhichíl, ECIU micro-credentials lead, Director of Micro-Credential Strategy and Innovation and Associate Professor in Dublin City University

10:05: Key-note about the future of MCs within and outside of European University Alliances by Anthony Camilleri (Expert - Digitally Signed Credentials at NTT DATA Europe & Latam)

10:20: An introduction to the broader policy context by Koen Nomden (Team Leader for “Transparency and Recognition of Skills and Qualifications” DG EMPL, European Commission)

10:30: The user/implementation journey towards the ECIU e-seal by Henri Pirkkalainen (Associate Professor, Tampere University) and Padmasheela Kiiskilä (Doctoral Researcher, Tampere University)

10:45: The anatomy of EDC micro-credentials, making them annex-1 compliant: How to get started and where to get more information Ildiko Mazar and Kia Likitalo (European Digital Credentials platform)

Until 11:30: Q&A with the audience

Register here for the webinar

We look forward to seeing you online on 17 November at 10 CET!