1. Creating a new learning currency with Open Badges Grinne Hamilton & Anna Sheard @grainnehamilton firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com CC BY-NC 4.0
2. What are open badges?
3. A web standard which captures & communicates skills and attributes
5. Silo 1 Silo 2 Silo 4 Formal qualifications After school club certificates Online learning Silo 3 Professional development
6. CC BY-SA Kyle Bowen
7. March 2015: - 14,000 issuers worldwide - 2 Million badges issued - 342,300 badges sent to backpacks - 88,585 backpacks
8. April 2015: - IMS announcement May 2015: - Endorsement and annotation built into OBI
9. 12 IMS Digital Credentialing Initiative Establish Digital Badges as common currency for K-20 and corporate education Partnership with Mozilla Further adoption, integration and transferability Extend digital transcripts and competency-based education interoperability From Flickr, William Warby, Pound Coins CC By 2.0
10. For further information on the Open Badges endorsement features, see Nate Ottos slides at: http://bit.ly/obendorse
11. Open Badge: A statement of trust in an individual. Open Badge Endorsement: A statement of trust in an Open Badge or issuer.
12. Possibilities A statement of trust in an Open Badge or issuer. You can better trust a badge if you trust its endorsers.
13. What can be endorsed?
14. Annotation is a partner extension to endorsement that lets 3rd parties contribute to badge object meaning.
15. The Digital Practitioner Badge aligns to the UKPSF Areas of Activity: A4 Annotation Assertion example:
16. One backpack or federated backpacks? From Flickr, Matthias Ripp, Backpacking CC By 2.0
17. University of Sussex - badges to recognise staff CPD Edinburgh University Students Association - badges to recognise skills gained by Class Reps and enhance employability Abertay University - badges to showcase HEAR related activities University of Dundee - badges to recognise skills gained by students while co-creating the medical curriculum University of Sheffield - badges issued during a MOOC by the radiology dept. Those applying for a degree can use their badges for a reduction in fees and as credit towards modules
18. Badges schemes created with...
19. Open Badge projects
20. Mozilla Discover Open Badges Badge-based pathways to employment proof of concept
21. Interviews with employees
22. Employee pathways
23. 30 Brian B. Senior Engineer at Mozilla Brian loves words, whether those words make up hundreds of lines of code or the sentences of a novel. His job at Mozilla involves a combination of both, since he codes and writes specifications for others who want to use the tools he builds. Words aside, he loves playing games, chopping wood(!) and cooking. Did we mention he rocks a bass (and a wicked hairstyle) in more than one band?
24. Employer pathways logic
25. Employer pathway trees Pathways for particular jobs Clear statement about the employers needs Highlight skills and attributes required Templates showcase employer issued badges Placeholders for formal qualifications or badges linked to open learning opportunities, eg Mozilla Web Literacy badges
26. 33 Earner / employee Fills in pathways with badges Tell their story Set goals (unearned badges) Plan a career Copy pathways to explore options
27. Matt B. Senior QA Engineer at Mozilla Matt likes breaking things and then putting them back together to improve them. His job as a QA engineer in the Firefox team involves everything from finding things that don't work - otherwise know as bugs - to coordinating projects within the open source community, such as new feature requests. His path is full of different jobs and adventures from rock-climbing to making tofu and being a psychologist at a youth detention center.
28. Employer ExpertPeer
29. Evidence Skills | Build Networks
30. Discover and capture learning wherever it happens
31. Evidence Work
32. Gain Endorsement
33. Share achievements to unlock opportunities My interests My training My experiences My achievements My work
34. of lifelong learning Begin the journey
35. Recognize the skills you need Incentivise and engage people Connect and grow your network Organisations Evidence all your achievements Build and expand your capabilities Connect with opportunities Individuals Connecting
36. The OBA will launch with an innovative app so you can earn, issue and share badges on the move
37. Launch your academy and create badges Create your badges Learners find your badgeLaunch academy Award badges Learners add evidenceGrow and track your network of talent
38. OBA launches with TechFuture Academy Employers will be able to set industry relevant challenges and badge the recognised skills to further employability skills, with employer reference on the badge showing the company support. This will enable young people to develop their employability skills recognised by employers, Julie Feest, Head of Strategic Partnerships | On Behalf of the Tech Partnership *TechFuture Academy is a collaboration amongst Tech Partnership members (formerly e-skills) with support from Telefonica
39. Follow your interests to find possible routes to new opportunities. Build your capabilities to stand out from the crowd. Create your ideal career.
40. Grinne Hamilton & Anna Sheard @grainnehamilton firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com