Q: What is Credly's Acclaim?
A: Acclaim is a digital badge platform that works with credible organizations to provide digital credentials to individuals, worldwide, including the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC) provided by Credly.
Q: What is an open badge?
A: Open badges are web-enabled versions of a credential, certification or learning outcome which can be verified in real-time, online.
Q: How does my certification get displayed as a badge?
A: We have partnered with Credly’s Acclaim platform to translate the learning outcomes you’ve demonstrated into a badge. The technology Acclaim uses is based on the Open Badge Standards maintained by IMS Global. This enables you to manage, share and verify your competencies digitally.
Q: What are the benefits of a badge?
A: Representing your skills as a badge allows you to share your abilities online in a way that is simple, trusted and can be easily verified in real time. Badges provide employers and peers concrete evidence of the steps and hard work it took to earn your credential and what you’re capable of now. Acclaim also offers labor market insights, based on your skills. You can search and apply for job opportunities right through the Acclaim platform.
Q: How will I know if I’ve earned a badge?
A: You will receive an email notification from Acclaim (firstname.lastname@example.org) with instructions for claiming your badge and setting up your account.
Q: What if I don’t want my badge to be public?
A: You can easily configure your privacy settings in Acclaim. You’re in complete control of the information about yourself that is made public.
Q: Can I still have a printed certificate?
A: Yes! Acclaim makes it easy to print your own certificate in minutes right from the platform. Simply click the ‘share’ icon and navigate to the print tab or download the certificate to take to your local printer.