Credential Transparency Description Language Release History

This page displays the release history for the Credential Transparency Description Language schema. Each release contains a set of changes, which are documented below. Each change describes what was changed, why, and links to one or more relevant Github issues.

March 2022 CTDL Release (20220325) (Current Release)

This is the March 2022 CTDL Release

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audLevel:RemedialLevel View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Remedial Level
  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Intended for those who are under-prepared for learning at a particular level.
  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:AudienceLevel

Reason:

en-US New concept.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/803

ceterms:aggregateData View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:ScheduledOffering
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:availabilityListing View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:ScheduledOffering
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:availableAt View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:ScheduledOffering
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:availableOnlineAt View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:ScheduledOffering
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:CollectionCategory View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • rdfs:comment: Added
    en-US Types of collection, list, or array that groups together other resources.
  • rdfs:label: Added
    en-US Collection Category
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable

Reason:

en-US New concept scheme
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/806

ceterms:CollectionMember View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • dct:description: Added
    en-US Instances act as proxies or stand-ins for other resources in the context of a particular collection so that the relationships between them and the collection can be stated without implying that those relationships are true in other contexts.
  • vann:usageNote: Added
    en-US The data recorded for a Collection Member should refer to the membership of the resource in a Collection.
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • rdfs:label: Added
    en-US Collection Member
  • rdfs:comment: Added
    en-US Provides information about the membership of a resource in a Collection.

Reason:

en-US New class.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/806

ceterms:collectionType View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • schema:domainIncludes: Added ceterms:Collection
  • rdfs:comment: Added
    en-US Type of collection, list, array, or other grouping of resources; select from an existing enumeration of such types.
  • schema:rangeIncludes: Added ceterms:CredentialAlignmentObject
  • rdfs:label: Added
    en-US Collection Type
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable

Reason:

en-US New property
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/806

ceterms:commonCosts View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:ScheduledOffering
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:ctid View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:ScheduledOffering
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:deliveryType View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:ScheduledOffering
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:deliveryTypeDescription View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:ScheduledOffering
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:description View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:CollectionMember
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/806

ceterms:description View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:ScheduledOffering
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:endDate View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:CollectionMember
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/806

ceterms:estimatedCost View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:ScheduledOffering
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:estimatedDuration View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:ScheduledOffering
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:hasOffering View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US New property.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:hasProxy View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US New property
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/806

ceterms:membershipCondition View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US New property.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/806

ceterms:name View Term History: JSON Turtle

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Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:CollectionMember
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/806

ceterms:name View Term History: JSON Turtle

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Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:ScheduledOffering
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:offeredBy View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:ScheduledOffering
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:offerFrequencyType View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US New property.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:proxyFor View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:CollectionMember
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/806

ceterms:ScheduledOffering View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • rdfs:label: Added
    en-US Scheduled Offering
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • rdfs:comment: Added
    en-US Offering of a Learning Opportunity or Assessment with a schedule associated with a specified location or modality.
  • dct:description: Added
    en-US Provides data specific to a given scheduled offering; the Learning Opportunity (including Course and Learning Program) or Assessment being offered provides all data that is shared between different offerings.
  • vann:usageNote: Added
    en-US Rather than repeating data, only use this class if the data differs from the data provided by the resource for which this is an offer.

Reason:

en-US New class.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:ScheduleFrequency View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • rdfs:label: Added
    en-US Schedule Frequency
  • rdfs:comment: Added
    en-US Types for how often events occur.
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable

Reason:

en-US New concept scheme.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:scheduleFrequencyType View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • schema:domainIncludes: Added ceterms:LearningOpportunityProfile
  • rdfs:comment: Added
    en-US Type of frequency indicating the cadence at which events associated with a resource typically occur; select from an existing enumeration of such types.
  • schema:domainIncludes: Added ceterms:LearningProgram
  • rdfs:label: Added
    en-US Schedule Frequency Type
  • vann:usageNote: Added
    en-US For information relating to how often something starts, use ceterms:offerFrequencyType.
  • schema:rangeIncludes: Added ceterms:CredentialAlignmentObject
  • dct:description: Added
    en-US This relates to the frequency of events associated with a resource once it is running.
  • schema:domainIncludes: Added ceterms:AssessmentProfile
  • schema:domainIncludes: Added ceterms:Course
  • schema:domainIncludes: Added ceterms:ScheduledOffering

Reason:

en-US New property.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:ScheduleTiming View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • rdfs:label: Added
    en-US Schedule Timing
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • rdfs:comment: Added
    en-US Types for when in time events occur.

Reason:

en-US New concept scheme.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

ceterms:startDate View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:CollectionMember
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/806

ceterms:subjectWebpage View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

Reason:

en-US Added to ceterms:ScheduledOffering
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

collectionCategory:ETPL View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • dct:definition: Added
    en-US This list includes the Learning Opportunities and Credentials offered by training providers that have met requirements.
  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:CollectionCategory
  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Training providers meeting the requirements stipulated in the U.S. Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act per the promulgating body.
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Eligible Training Providers List

Reason:

en-US New concept
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/806

collectionCategory:GIBill View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:CollectionCategory
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US GI Bill
  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Education and training programs qualifying for the U.S. GI Bill per the promulgating body.
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable

Reason:

en-US New concept
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/806

collectionCategory:IndustryRecognized View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Industry Recognized
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:CollectionCategory
  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Learning Opportunities, Learning Programs, Courses, Assessments or Credentials recognized in one or more industries based on factors such as job market demand per the promulgating body.

Reason:

en-US New concept
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/806

collectionCategory:Perkins View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:CollectionCategory
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Credentials approved for funding under the U.S. Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) per the promulgating body.
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Perkins

Reason:

en-US New concept
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/806

collectionCategory:PromiseScholarship View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Specified programs in eligible postsecondary educational institutions for which qualified students may receive a Promise Scholarship.
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Promise Scholarship
  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:CollectionCategory
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable

Reason:

en-US New concept
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/806

collectionCategory:Quality View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:CollectionCategory
  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Learning Opportunities, Learning Programs, Courses, Assessments or Credentials that meet criteria for quality as determined by the promulgating body.
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Quality
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable

Reason:

en-US New concept
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/806

collectionCategory:StateApprovedPostsecondary View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US State Approved Postsecondary Programs
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:CollectionCategory
  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Learning Opportunities, Learning Programs, Courses, Assessments or Credentials approved by a state agency to be offered within that state’s jurisdiction by postsecondary institutions.

Reason:

en-US New concept
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/806

owl:sameAs View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • schema:domainIncludes: Added rdfs:Resource
  • rdfs:label: Added
    en-US Same As
  • schema:rangeIncludes: Added rdfs:Resource
  • rdfs:comment: Added
    en-US Links an individual to an individual; such an owl:sameAs statement indicates that two URI references actually refer to the same thing: the individuals have the same "identity".

Reason:

en-US New property
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/806

scheduleFrequency:Annually View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:ScheduleFrequency
  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Schedule is on an annual basis, typically occurring once per year.
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Annually

Reason:

en-US New concept.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

scheduleFrequency:BiMonthly View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:ScheduleFrequency
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Bi-Monthly
  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Schedule is on a bi-monthly basis, typically occurring every other month.
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable

Reason:

en-US New concept.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

scheduleFrequency:EventBased View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Schedule is determined or triggered by other events, such as completion of activities, completion of the resource, events external to the resource, or other events; refer to the resource's information for details.
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Event-Based
  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:ScheduleFrequency
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable

Reason:

en-US New concept.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

scheduleFrequency:Irregular View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Irregular
  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:ScheduleFrequency
  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Schedule has no significant pattern.

Reason:

en-US New concept.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

scheduleFrequency:Monthly View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Schedule is on a monthly basis, typically occurring once per month.
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Monthly
  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:ScheduleFrequency

Reason:

en-US New concept.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

scheduleFrequency:MultiplePerWeek View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Schedule is more frequent than a weekly basis.
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Multiple Per Week
  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:ScheduleFrequency
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable

Reason:

en-US New concept.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

scheduleFrequency:OnDemand View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US On-Demand
  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:ScheduleFrequency
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Schedule allows the participant to choose when the resource begins.

Reason:

en-US New concept.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

scheduleFrequency:OpenEntryExit View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Schedule allows for the participant to enter, participate with, and complete the resource during any period of the resource's run time.
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Open Entry/Exit
  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:ScheduleFrequency

Reason:

en-US New concept.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

scheduleFrequency:Quarterly View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Schedule is on an quarterly basis, typically occurring three or four times per year.
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Quarterly
  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:ScheduleFrequency
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable

Reason:

en-US New concept.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

scheduleFrequency:SelfPaced View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Schedule allows for participation at a self-determined pace, though some specific dates and deadlines may be involved.
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:ScheduleFrequency
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Self-Paced

Reason:

en-US New concept.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

scheduleFrequency:SemiAnnually View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:ScheduleFrequency
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Semi-Annually
  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Schedule is on an semi-annual basis, typically occurring twice per year.
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable

Reason:

en-US New concept.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

scheduleFrequency:SingleInstance View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Schedule is a single instance of this event.
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Single Instance
  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:ScheduleFrequency

Reason:

en-US New concept.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

scheduleFrequency:Weekly View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:ScheduleFrequency
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Schedule is on a weekly basis, typically occurring once per week.
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Weekly

Reason:

en-US New concept.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

scheduleTiming:Daytime View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Schedule is typically during daytime hours.
  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:ScheduleTiming
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Daytime
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable

Reason:

en-US New concept.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

scheduleTiming:Evening View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:ScheduleTiming
  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Schedule is typically during evening hours.
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Evening
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable

Reason:

en-US New concept.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

scheduleTiming:Weekdays View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:ScheduleTiming
  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Schedule is Monday through Friday, consecutively or non-consecutively.
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Weekdays
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable

Reason:

en-US New concept.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

scheduleTiming:Weekends View Term History: JSON Turtle

Change:

  • skos:definition: Added
    en-US Schedule is on a weekly basis, Saturday and/or Sunday.
  • vs:term_status: Added vs:unstable
  • skos:prefLabel: Added
    en-US Weekends
  • skos:inScheme: Added ceterms:ScheduleTiming

Reason:

en-US New concept.
https://github.com/CredentialEngine/Schema-Development/issues/778

Mapping Changes Implemented in this Release

ceterms:ApprenticeshipCertificate

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ceterms:AssessmentComponent

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ceterms:AssessmentProfile

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ceterms:AssociateDegree

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ceterms:BachelorDegree

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ceterms:Badge

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ceterms:BasicComponent

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ceterms:Certificate

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ceterms:CertificateOfCompletion

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ceterms:Certification

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ceterms:CocurricularComponent

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ceterms:Collection

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ceterms:CollectionMember

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ceterms:CompetencyComponent

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ceterms:ConditionProfile

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ceterms:Course

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ceterms:CourseComponent

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ceterms:Credential

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ceterms:CredentialComponent

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ceterms:Degree

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ceterms:DigitalBadge

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ceterms:Diploma

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ceterms:DoctoralDegree

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ceterms:ExtracurricularComponent

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ceterms:GeneralEducationDevelopment

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ceterms:JobComponent

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ceterms:JourneymanCertificate

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ceterms:LearningOpportunityProfile

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ceterms:LearningProgram

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ceterms:License

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ceterms:MasterCertificate

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ceterms:MasterDegree

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ceterms:MicroCredential

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ceterms:OpenBadge

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ceterms:ProfessionalDoctorate

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ceterms:QualityAssuranceCredential

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ceterms:ResearchDoctorate

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ceterms:SecondarySchoolDiploma

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ceterms:SelectionComponent

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ceterms:WorkExperienceComponent

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