Academic credit for McDonald’s employees

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It's long been known that job experience can rival (or even surpass) formal education for imparting important skills, and recently the UK officially recognized that fact by allowing McDonald's to grant its own qualification to employees. The fast-food giant is one of just three employers given such power by the UK's Qualifications and Curriculum Authority in January—the others were Flybe and Network Rail—and that month it began piloting a Level 3 'Basic Shift Managers' course for employees that can count toward A-levels or advanced diplomas. The programme, which will be broken into credits, covers everything McDonald's managers need to know…

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