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Open Badges for building a learning territory in Normandy

Badgeons la Normandie (Let’s Badge Normandy) is a network of institutions, associations and organisations working in education and training, employment and social integration. They are exploring the power of Open Badges for building a learning territory:  developing, recognising, valorising and connecting the talents of Normans. For the open recognition week, Read more…

By Gerard, ago
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Sustainable integration of status holders

At the Validation Festival in Brussels on Unlocking Talents MIRVA member Gear Up co-moderated a workshop together with the Dutch Council for Refugees on the sustainable integration of status holders. Background On validation there are specific arrangements/projects going on around the Member States that are targeted at migrants and/or refugees. Although Read more…

By Gerard, ago
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MIRVA at the European Validation Festival

Unlocking Talents in Europe The European Commission is organising a stakeholder conference on 14-15 June in Brussels to share practices and exchange ideas and knowledge on validation of informal and non-formal learning. MIRVA will be present at two workshops:  Workshop on E-portfolios and Open Badges: Methods to support validation. Workshop Read more…

By Gerard, ago
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Presentation of the Open Recognition Framework

The discussion on the design of the Open Recognition Framework was opened Wednesday January 17 2018, during the ORA biweekly conference call. The notes from the conversation are accessible here and the video and audio recording there.  The objective of the Open Recognition Framework is to support individuals and organisations willing to actively contribute Read more…

By Serge, ago
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Publication of an Informal Recognition Framework

“In what follows, the magical or tribal or collectivist society will also be called the closed society, and the society in which individuals are confronted with personal decisions, the open society.” -Karl Poper, The Open Society and its Enemies. Open Badges have demonstrated their impact on the life of individuals Read more…

By Serge, ago