Show the geographic area in which an educational occupational credential is recognised

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Educational and occupational credentials are often recognised only within specified geographic or administrative areas. For example a nursing qualification from China may not be recognized in the US; conversely a job offered in the UK may require a qualification that is valid in the EU.

Discussion: EOCred: Coverage & renewal of credential thread from Mar 2018.


The existing property ValidIn covers this use case for Permits, so the proposal is to extended the domain and definition for this property.

Name: validIn

Definition: The geographic area where the permit or credential is valid.

Expected Range: AdministrativeArea

Draft code for

This copy on the wiki is for ease of reference only, the definitive version is the file on github

    <div typeof="rdf:Property" resource="">
      <span class="h" property="rdfs:label">validIn</span>
      <span property="rdfs:comment">The geographic area where the permit or credential is valid.</span>
      <span>Domain: <a property="" href="">Permit</a></span>
      <span>Domain: <a property="" href="">EducationalOccupationalCredential</a></span>
      <span>Range: <a property="" href="">AdministrativeArea</a></span>

Test output on appspot (may be slow to load).


Note: These examples should not be taken as being authoritative or accurate descriptions of the resources on which they are based.

1. Nursing credential

This copy is for ease of reference only. The definitive version is in file issue-1779-examples.txt on github, which may be more extensive.

  "@context": "",
  "@type": "EducationalOccupationalCredential",
  "@id": "",
  "name": "License to practice Nursing",
  "inLanguage": "en-US",
  "validIn": {
    "@type": "AdministrativeArea",
    "name": "Illinois",
    "sameAs": ""