Open Digital Badges for European Learning Mobility

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<ul><li><p>Serious fun of using badges in European learning mobility</p><p>Laimonas Ragauskas, @laimis001Nerijus Kriauciunas, @badgecraft</p></li><li><p>Context</p><p>The terms 'Learning mobility in the field of youth' refer to the mobility of young people across countries, inside and outside Europe, in formal and non-formal learning settings</p><p>Learning mobility takes place in the frame of exchange programmes with the aim of promoting and developing personal and professional competences, communication, interpersonal and intercultural skills, and active citizenship among others.</p><p>Every year the European Union supports more than 400,000 young people to work, train and study abroad.</p><p>2</p><p></p></li><li><p>European Badge Alliance</p><p>European Badge Alliance (EBA) is a strategic partnership of organisations and institutions active in learning mobility and committed to the quality and recognition of learning and achievements using Open digital badges.</p><p>EBA aims at using Open digital badges to innovate the recognition, validation and communication processes of key competences acquired by young learners and staff in non-formal learning contexts, especially through experiences of learning mobility abroad.</p><p>Co-funded through EU Erasmus+ Programme3</p><p></p></li><li><p>EBA Partners</p><p>4</p></li><li><p>European tools in focus</p><p>5http</p><p>s://</p><p>ww</p><p>w.y</p><p>outh</p><p>pass</p><p>.eu </p><p>http</p><p>s://</p><p>euro</p><p>pass</p><p>.ced</p><p>efop</p><p>.eur</p><p>opa.</p><p>eu/ </p><p>https://www.youthpass.euhttps://www.youthpass.eu</p></li><li><p>Badges for youth exchanges</p><p>6</p><p>On-boarding badge claimed with code</p><p>Special Powers - bonus badge</p><p>Badge quest:3 out 5 tasks</p><p>Unlock 5 other badges</p><p>Badge quest: 4 out 5 tasks</p><p>Badge quest:3 out 5 tasks</p><p>Badge quest:3 out 5 tasks</p><p>Badge quest:3 out 5 tasks</p><p>Badge quest:all tasks or nothing</p><p>Badge quest:3 out 5 tasks</p></li><li><p>7</p></li><li><p>Badges for European Voluntary Service</p><p>8</p><p>3 on-boarding badges issued via email/claim code</p><p>8 fun badges issued via email/claim code</p><p>24 badges for each key-competence area issued after completing quests</p><p>Level 1 badge quest:1 of 3 tasks</p><p>Level 2 badge quest:3 of 6 tasks</p><p>Level 3 badge quest:4 of 7 tasks</p></li><li><p>Example of EVS badge questBadge description:The first level badge of the sense of initiative and entrepreneurship competence. That means that volunteer managed to do the first and important step into implementation of their own initiative exploring the needs of the people they collaborate with.</p><p>Task 1: Set up the meeting with your hosting organization, learn about their activities and find out the possibilities what kind of initiative you can implement during EVS project and share them with us! Evidence type: text input, verified by 1 project member</p><p>Task 2: This competence is also about flexibility and looking for different and creative ways of doing things. Do you want to become Flexy sexy? Than just do something without using any special resources. You asking us how? Just find your way, do it and share with us your experience! Evidence type: file upload, verified by 1 project member</p><p>Task 3: As it is about initiative and entrepreneurship...create your own task! Evidence type: verified by 1 mentor 9</p></li><li><p>Badges for Youth Workers mobility</p><p>10</p><p>On-boarding badge claimed with code</p><p>Special topic badge:3 of 5 tasks</p><p>14 badges for key-competence areas</p><p>Personal competence:3 of 5 tasks</p><p>Professional competence:3 of 5 tasks</p><p>Unlock 9 other badges</p><p>Badge quest:4 of 5 tasks</p></li><li><p>Badges for strategic partnerships</p><p>11</p></li><li><p>Badge systems in progress</p><p>_Badges for school exchanges</p><p>_Badges for Vocational Education and Training mobility</p><p>_Badges for Erasmus practice placements</p><p>_Badges for international facilitators</p><p>12</p></li><li><p> Be serious about badges, but have some fun too_Consider adequate resources for design and testing phases</p><p>_Well embed badges into learning processes</p><p>_Include possibilities to add verified evidence of achievements</p><p>_Relate to existing competence frameworks and recognition tools</p><p>_Use elements of gamification</p><p>_Create playful and colourful design</p><p>_Have lightweight implementation</p><p>_Dare to challenge traditional thinking of credentials</p><p>_Play with numbers</p><p>13</p></li><li><p>Thank you!</p><p>14</p><p>Badgecraft team,, @badgecraft</p></li><li><p>Some useful references_Learning mobility and non-formal learning in European contexts. Policies, approaches and examples,</p><p>_European Badge Alliance, </p><p>_Mozilla Open Badges,</p><p>_Badgecraft, </p><p>_European Unions Erasmus+ Programme, </p><p>_Europass,</p><p>_Youthpass,</p><p>_Key-competences for Lifelong Learning,</p><p>_Badge images for youth exchanges, 15</p><p></p></li></ul>