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 […]

Living multiple lives

Flying and music are the pillars of Samuli Kovanen’s life. Through adult learning, he lives both the pilot’s and the musician’s life. This short documentary is a part of video series “Live&Learn”, telling the stories o…

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, […]

Open badges: light and agile or robust and formal?

On Monday 10 September, Dominic Orr represented MIRVA-member FiBS at a German-speaking workshop looking at the role and design of digital certificates, with a particular focus on the application of open badges. The workshop took place at the Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, and was attended by a group of 15 […]

A starting point for recognition

In April 2016 Davide had concluded Civil Service after vocational school for hotel and catering, and did not have a clear idea of his future job profile. He took part in the nationally funded program “Garanzia Giovani”, so the professionals at Job Agency Synergie supported him in identifying his competencies […]