Is our tool right ?

Claire Héber-Suffin – founder of RERSPresident of Honor of Open Recognition Alliance Is our tool right? Are recognition badges just tools? Is the process they induce a fair tool? The right tool, according to Ivan Illich has three characteristics: “It is efficient without degrading personal autonomy; it raises neither slaves nor masters; it broadens the scope of personal action. The right tool is efficient without degrading personal autonomy Are the recognition badges and the process Read more…

First international Open badge night

The very first international Open Badge night is jointly organized by the Association Reconnaitre – ORA, the Ligue de l’enseignement and Let’s Hub, on March 20th between 18:00 and 00:00 CET. This event wants to be a great moment of communication and acculturation to these new instruments at the service of recognition. It is also a matter of taking advantage of this moment to update the mapping of Open Badges projects that are starting or Read more…

New publication: Promoting online training opportunities for the workforce in Europe

This document is the interim report for the new European initiative on “Promoting Online Training Opportunities for the Workforce in Europe” (2017-2019) and has been prepared for the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) and the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) of the European Commission. This work is carried out by PwC, EDEN (the European Distance and E-learning Network) and Espace Mendès France. It presents the key findings Read more…

My quest for recognition

A personal story from Patrice Petitqueux about why he turned towards Open Recognition. I belong to this category of people whose career and educational path is rather atypical and far from a straight line! I belong to this category of people who like to construct themselves through experiences and encounters […]

Open Recognition Challenges

“How do we make Open Recognition Visible and Actionable? Do not overcomplicate!” On Wednesday 24 October the ePIC 2018 started. It is the 16th annual international conference on Recognition, Trust and Identity. The conference is hold at the Center for Research and Interdisciplinarity (CRI) in Paris. The CRI experiments and […]