Open Badges have been around for some years as a digital credentials system. The badge movement is gaining momentum in all areas of learning and education. With the help of of Nordplus Adult project funding, a group of Open Badge experts in non-formal adult education have developed a systematic approach and created a set of… Continue reading “Let’s talk about competence – and badge it!”
We are happy to let you know that all our 9 badges are now available for the taking! They are available free of charge and offers validation of competences in three categories. Each category has three levels of knowledge, allowing you to pick the knowledge level best suited for you. To get our badge(s), create… Continue reading Get your badges here!
24th November 2017 European information centre, Gedimino pr. 16, Vilnius, Lithuania Registration (Deadline 15th November) If you are working in lifelong learning and are willing to explore how open digital badges can help your organisation to recognise competences of adult educators, then this is the right event for you. An international team of experts from… Continue reading Seminar “Open badges in adult education”
Open Badges are here to stay, or so it seems. Everywhere we go there is interest, and questions, and development suggestions. It is not to say that Badges are immediately implemented and will (or should) replace other forms of validation. Shifting the way we see and understand things is a slow process. That is good.… Continue reading Po(n)dering the future of badges
Well, i couldn't help myself. I recorded a short video on Open Badges, with the intent to plug our recent podcast. The result? Judge for yourself and leave your comments directly in Loom, or here. Enjoy!
We Are Open Co-op has announced a new partnership with Participate to create a knowledge base around Open Badges. This will be a sustainable community project, so they will be looking for volunteers in the near future. This is good news for everyone interested in Open Badges. It remains to be seen how active and useful… Continue reading Here comes Badge Wiki
This just landed in my inbox, and I thought to share it with you. We are four Finnish University students, and we are doing a project about Open Badges together with the Ministry of Education in Finland. The purpose of this survey is to gather information about what people know about Open Badges and what… Continue reading Research on Open Badges
So i decided to enroll in this MOOC on Open Badges. I mean, i do have some experience with the thing, and we issue badges on an increasingly regular basis, but i thought, why not, it can be useful. We are still in the beginning of the MOOC (scheduled to run for 6 months). Already… Continue reading The businesses that opened badges
When we talk about badges, we usually focus on the end product, the ready-made badge, and its value for the earner. We stress the demand for quality and recognition. For an organisation that is new in the Badges world this may seem too big a challenge. I would like to highlight a “pay-off” that comes… Continue reading The pay-off is in the process
There is a recent blogpost on the Swedish EPALE website about Open badges and the project. Written by Ingemar Svensson, NetContext, who was the external evaluator of the project 2014-16. Lyft fram din kompetens med open badges.