Building together a learning & recognition society

Open Recognition Alliance

Acting together to open recognition

The Open Recognition Alliance brings together individual and collective actors – all around the world – who want to build an open and learning society, based on the recognition of the talents, skills and aspirations of individuals, communities and territories.

“The knowledge society that is taking off, as we have said, will also have to be a society of recognition” François Taddei

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Open Recognition is an approach born from the practice of Open Badges that explores and promotes practices, tools and policies that enhance and broaden opportunities for everyone, individuals and communities, to be recognised and contribute to the recognition of others. The focus of Open Recognition may be for lifelong learning and development or it may be for other goals that benefit society.  Its principles are described in detail in the Bologna Open Recognition Declaration. Adapted from the MIRVA Project

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ePIC 2022 - Lille (France) - From 19 to 21 October

"Open Badges : From Recognition to Empowerment"

Join the conversation at ePIC 2022, the 20th International Conference on Open Education and Open Recognition Technologies and Practices. ePIC 2022 will welcome participants and speakers from all continents and backgrounds to explore all dimensions of the emerging culture of recognition that gave rise to open badges.

At the University of Lille - Lilliad Learning Innovation Center

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Understanding and designing Recognition Technologies

These issues have been addressed during MIRVA workshop at ePic conference in October 2019, as sharing progress development and gathering expert feedback on Recognition Guidelines for Technology providers. The workshop introduction posed two main pillars for participants discussion: user stories and a proposed set of technology features.  On one hand user […]

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Understanding and designing Recognition Technologies

“What features should we look for when we are selecting a recognition technology? Are there specific warnings or highlights that should be taken into consideration?” These issues have been addressed during MIRVA workshop at ePic conference in October 2019, as sharing progress development and gathering expert feedback on  Recognition Guidelines […]

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How to recognise skills in social and professional communities?

“How to recognise skills in social and professional communities?” This was the subject discussed during the MIRVA workshop at Promised Land event in Milan last June. Competencies are a treasure growing on a territory and feeding its future, but they often remain unseen. MIRVA project partners shared the ongoing work […]

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How to recognise skills in social and professional communities?

“How to recognise skills in social and professional communities?” This was the subject discussed during the MIRVA workshop at Promised Land event in Milan last June. Competencies are a treasure growing on a territory and feeding its future, but they often remain unseen. MIRVA project partners shared the ongoing work […]

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Milan, 21 June: MIRVA Workshop on Recognition of Skills

On June 21st, MIRVA project will join Promised Land, an event organized by Milan Municipality, with a workshop on skills recognition. The questions the workshop will address are: How can we make visible all the skills people develop in social and professional communities? How can we bridge formal and informal recognition? How […]

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All about Open Badges!

Not yet informed or up to date on the Open Badges? Open Recognition Alliance has created for you a website dedicated to this topic : openbadges.info ! Follow The Little White Badge and start your initiatory journey to the world of open recognition!

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