OUR VISION

The Open Skills Network (OSN) is a coalition of employers, education providers, military, and other stakeholders dedicated to advancing skills-based education and hiring. The OSN is committed to creating a more equitable, skills-driven labor market by matching talent with career opportunities through a common skills language, benefitting individuals, employers, and the U.S. economy.
 

WHAT WE'RE DOING

Committing to Open Skills

Leading the development and use of open skills data to accelerate the adoption of skills-based education and hiring as standard practice.

Developing Open Toolsets

Making available shared technology and open toolsets to accelerate the adoption of skills-based practices.

Championing Open Standards

Championing the adoption and evolution of existing open standards for meaningful and actionable skills data.

 

OUR GOALS

  • Create the foundation to advance a more equitable labor market.
     

  • Empower learner-workers to understand and communicate the value of their skills, talent, and experiences.
     

  • Eliminate barriers to implementing skill-based education and hiring practices across industry sectors at scale.

 
 

PARTNERS

 
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