Naomi Byer is Senior Director, Skills + Data Ecosystems at Education Design Lab. As part of the Sprint Team, Naomi will provide thought leadership and expertise on the role/process of Rich Skill Descriptors in the development of linked learning-skills-credentials system. She will also support in the implementation of the Education Design Lab’s 21st Century Skills competency framework into Edalex’s partner program models to document achieved skills.
Naomi identifies product solutions that support the successful deployment and scaling of the Lab’s 21st Century Skills Badges and related assets by facilitating the dialogue between the Lab, educational institutions, industry, and product vendors. She utilises her technology background, higher education administration experience, and community engagement techniques to design solutions that work within the blossoming digital credential ecosystem. Naomi’s research agenda on the role personalisation of instruction, self-direction and alternative instructional models for adult learners is integral to empowering all learners and impacting the development of strong, community talent pipelines.
With over 20 years of higher education and K-12 experience, Dr. Naomi R. Boyer, President and Founder of NOME, LLC, is an internationally recognised educational strategist and innovative leader with a passion for educational transformation. Her work focuses on positively impacting regional economic vitality through a dynamic talent pipeline.