Expected outcomes

The ECOCredGT project has the following General Objective (GO): “to build capacities in Vocational Education and Training Institutions (VETs) towards a digital credentials ecosystem that can have a positive impact on enhancing employability.” ECOCredGT was initiated with the idea of providing a validated model that is easily adaptable and replicable by VETs for a successful Digital Transformation. It is undeniable that digital credentials will become fundamental pillars for skills recognition and have great potential to revolutionize and reactivate the labor market and promote employability. Therefore, VETs must anticipate and explore the different ecosystems that facilitate the participation of all actors. To this end, ECOCredGT will establish a validated and replicable model of national digital credential issuance centers in Latin America, using the national digital credential issuance center that will be created as part of ECOCredGT in Guatemala as a reference.

Among the expected outcomes are:

– Two assessments on the implementation of digital credentials in VETs in Guatemala.
– A proposed model of a digital credential issuance center.
– A multi-level training plan (administrative staff, teachers, and students).
– Two defined pilot projects that will be implemented by VETs in Guatemala.
– A functional national digital credential issuance center.
– Two pilot projects implemented by VETs in Guatemala.
– Over 50 administrative and technical personnel trained.
– More than 250 teachers trained in the field of digital credential issuance.
– More than 2000 students in Guatemala and Latin America participating in vocational and professional training micro-courses.
– Over 50 business leaders made aware of the importance and future of digital credentials for recruitment processes.
– More than 10 scientific articles produced by the ECOCredGT team.
– More than 4 seminars or dissemination days organized.
– Over 300 participants in dissemination activities.
– More than 2000 participants in massive courses for employability improvement.
– Over 2000 digital credentials issued in the project.