4 min. read. IDB started its journey into open badges in 2017, and by 2018 we had adopted an open-source badging platform. When compared to other organizations, the noticeable difference is the dual role that open badges now play at IDB, namely, internal for IDB employees and external for professionals taking part in IDB’s capacity-building initiatives. These two dimensions … [Read more...] about Your badges in action: IDB digital credentials has a new home
Digital credentials, also known as digital badges, are digital visual representations to recognize skills and achievements acquired inside or outside the classroom, they can be placed on a website and are linked to the issuer of the badge, the evaluation criteria and the achievement tests. Users are also able to display their credentials easily using social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook and personal blogs.
This tag brings together all the articles written in Abierto al Público on digital badges, their relevance to open knowledge, opportunities to earn badges, and their role in the IDB.
Open Badges establish a common framework for recognizing achievements and competencies between employers, professionals and educational providers. We have explored the basics of Open Badges as a solution for showcasing the skills of the future of work. These badges are displayed as a digital symbol that can be posted on a … [Read more...] about Building learning pathways with digital badges
There is an important shift happening in the job market. Organizations are faced with a huge burden to retrain workers, while professionals are seeking continuous development to remain relevant in an ever more competitive workforce. This drives a need for alternative, specialized credentials to showcase new skills and competencies, which can be quickly recognized by prospective … [Read more...] about Open Badges: a connected, digital way to showcase professional competencies
Leer artículo en español By Stella Porto, Learning & Knowledge Management Specialist at INDES in the Inter-American Development Bank There is an important shift happening in the job market. Organizations are faced with a huge burden to retrain workers, while professionals are seeking continuous development to remain relevant in an ever more competitive workforce. For this … [Read more...] about How Open Badges can help showcase recognized professional competencies