"We believe that skills-based education and employment practices will bring greater opportunity to learners and workers across the nation..."

-Andy Trainor

Vice President of Learning

Walmart

OPEN SKILLS & OSN

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OUR GOALS

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

  • Empower learner-earners 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.

Digital Work Life

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.

Providing Open Toolsets

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

Championing Open Standards

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

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OPEN SKILLS

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Learn what open skills are and why they are important to employers and educators.