Open Badges -
Badge the UK
and You
Top brands from around
the world have come
together to support a
new way to digitally
recognise skills
“Over 70% of employers want
employability skills to become a top
education priority.”
The CBI
What are Open Badges?
What’s in an Open Badge?
Open Badges revolutionise skills
recognition – providing an
innovative new way to connect
talent with opportunity
How Open Badges work as credentials
DISPLAY SIT ES
personal web site
social networking
profiles
WordPress / Tumblr
job sites
Unlike digital
badges, Open
Badges...
A growing number
of
Employers, Univers
ities and Colleges
recognise and
endorse
badges, providing
new opportunities
for yo...
What do young people think?
http://bit.ly/YmqMS8
Supported by
Badge the UK
Badge the UK will:
Help employers & teachers create badges to
recognise skills in their specialist area
Provi...
Badge the UK Supporters -
The UK’s Leading Badge
Design Experts
Combining award winning program
design, sector and industry knowledge
and experience...
Help us Badge the UK
We are looking for
schools, organisations and
employers
Find out more and register at
www.digitalme.c...
Badge the UK
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Badge the UK is a new national project which will use Mozilla Open Badges to connect talent with opportunity.

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  • And a group of people you’ll recognise have got together to create badges which start to recognise all the achievements of young people using Open Badges
  • And employers are getting more vocal about skills they’re looking for, many teachers are frustrated too, they need a way to recognise all of students learning…
  • They can be displayed anywhere are across the web
  • Digitalme – new directions in learning. DigitalMe is a not for profit which creates learning programmes which support the development of young people’s 21st century skills through project based learning programmes which use social media –give young people a role and context for their learning. learning which is real-life, makes use of current and emerging technologies and develops learning and social skills.DigitalMe provides:A comprehensive digital learning and rewards programme for children, teachers and parentsSupport to organisations to deliver these programmes locallySafe, My World
  • Badge the UK

    1. 1. Open Badges - Badge the UK and You
    2. 2. Top brands from around the world have come together to support a new way to digitally recognise skills
    3. 3. “Over 70% of employers want employability skills to become a top education priority.” The CBI
    4. 4. What are Open Badges?
    5. 5. What’s in an Open Badge?
    6. 6. Open Badges revolutionise skills recognition – providing an innovative new way to connect talent with opportunity
    7. 7. How Open Badges work as credentials
    8. 8. DISPLAY SIT ES personal web site social networking profiles WordPress / Tumblr job sites Unlike digital badges, Open Badges can be displayed across the web
    9. 9. A growing number of Employers, Univers ities and Colleges recognise and endorse badges, providing new opportunities for young people Find out more at openbadges.org
    10. 10. What do young people think? http://bit.ly/YmqMS8
    11. 11. Supported by
    12. 12. Badge the UK Badge the UK will: Help employers & teachers create badges to recognise skills in their specialist area Provide a safe, moderated web platform for children, young people & teachers to discover, earn and display badges Build employer and further education partnerships which provide real opportunities for badge earners Enable young people to display their badges across the web by supporting Mozilla's Open Badges standard
    13. 13. Badge the UK Supporters -
    14. 14. The UK’s Leading Badge Design Experts Combining award winning program design, sector and industry knowledge and experience in creating scalable learning programmes digitalme.co.uk
    15. 15. Help us Badge the UK We are looking for schools, organisations and employers Find out more and register at www.digitalme.co.uk/badgetheuk hello@digitalme.co.uk (00 44) 113 245 6445

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