Digital badges are issued to students in higher education institutions and adults completing official °Ä²ÊÍ¼¿â Assessments and may include the associated ACE Credit Recommendations for °Ä²ÊÍ¼¿â Assessments for the °Ä²ÊÍ¼¿â assessment taken. These badges will recognize the effort involved in learning a language and provide evidence of an indispensable, validated skill.
Digital badging addresses many components of a modern learning and recruitment environment. Security and authenticity are verified through the Credly platform; 20 digital language badges include unique data about the credential holder, the language, and the proficiency level received on the °Ä²ÊÍ¼¿â assessment taken. Badge holders can share their digital credentials with their academic institutions, across social media platforms, in digital signatures, and embedded in a resume, thereby enhancing their profile.
Individuals seeking to receive college credit for their language skills can obtain an ACE validated badge through °Ä²ÊÍ¼¿ââ€™s partnership with the for any of the five approved assessments: Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI), Oral Proficiency Interview -Computer (OPIc), °Ä²ÊÍ¼¿â Reading Proficiency Test (RPT, °Ä²ÊÍ¼¿â Listening Proficiency Test (LPT), and °Ä²ÊÍ¼¿â Writing Proficiency (WPT). Language-specific badges are available for °Ä²ÊÍ¼¿â assessments in the following languages: Arabic, Cantonese, English, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Persian Farsi, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Turkish, Urdu, and Vietnamese.