Stadslab Eindhoven presented Connected Learning and the Open Badges system to Makers.
Discovering new ways of learning, such as combining local and digital experiences
through playlists, digital Open Badges – issue and earn – to value and recognize
development and performance.
Open badge is a digitally verified credential consisting of images and metadata
encoded in it. Anyone can earn badges based on the criteria defined by the knowledge
providers. Badges can be viewed on a dashboard and shared anywhere online.
Various speakers told about Connected Learning and the Open Badges system and
concrete applications inside and outside education and at voluntary organizations.
In the last part there was a room for Q&A and discussion.
Speakers and Presentations
Connected Learning & Open Badges Sandra van de Kraak – Dutch Cities of Learning by Breakthrough
Dealing with today’s challenges requires problem solvers who offer different
perspectives and are willing to take risks.
Open Badges in practice in learning situations with youth Jorg Duitsman – passionate for education, technology and maker education Engineering teacher Summa College – Mechatronics and International Engineering.
Education perspectives for everyone Kitty Knibbe – Talent coach / Soil for Seed & Soul
Every living being has his own purpose. We like to take care of our edible forest
and prepare good soil so everything & everyone can spark.
Recognition and playlist in volunteer organisation Nerijus Kriauciunas - Nectarus – Lithuania
Digital Generation Youth project connects South Africa, Nigeria, the Netherlands
and Lithuania for sharing our best practices in digital literacy education and
provides solutions for recognition of non-formal skills.
Links in the Chat
A lot of information was shared during the meetup by speakers and
attendees. We have collected everything and listed it below: