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micro-learning through content marketing

Street vendors and informal education through micro-modules which in time will add up to a qualification, based on their street experience.

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companies and individuals can sponsor content on a free platform and the informal business workers can access the content. All content to be linked to a qualifications authority for validity and also to give information consumers a sense of home for progress.

Who is your idea designed for and how does it reimagine higher education to support the needs of tomorrow?

Informal vendors and unemployed people

This idea emerged from:

  • An individual

What skills, input or guidance from the OpenIDEO community would be most helpful in building out or refining your idea?

Image creation for communication

What early, lightweight experiment might you try out in your own community to find out if the idea will meet your expectations?

consult my local qualifications authority to verify how qualifications are awarded and map the idea to the existing processes or expectations.

Tell us about your work experience:

I have a Bachelors degree in science, which launched my education and training background. I lectured for a private company for a while, changed to project management via business analysis then owned a business.I'm now busy with a tech internship.


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Hi Thami,

Thank you for sharing your idea. I want to be 100% sure I understand it. Is it an online platform with MOOCs for street vendors that takes into account the skills they have and skills. Companies can then advertise on the stalls and/or the website. Are the street stalls also a place for informal learning and experimentation e.g. testing a new product?

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