Guidelines for using Open Badges in European youth workers mobility

Download Guidelines for using Open Badges in European youth workers mobility

Post on 16-Apr-2017




0 download

Embed Size (px)


<ul><li><p>Open digital badges for youth workers mobility</p><p>&gt;</p></li><li><p>Welcome to the badge world! This a step-by-step guide which will prepare you for using Open digital badges to recognise learning that happens during international youth worker mobility projects (e.g. training courses, seminars, etc.). </p><p>ABOUT OPEN BADGES Open Badges is a worldwide standard to </p><p>validate and recognise learning that happens anywhere. They are visual representation of learning and achievements.</p><p> Badges are digital and thus create new possibilities to manage achievements: store, share and display them anywhere on the web and include on CV.</p><p> Find out more about Open Badges</p><p>BADGES IN YOUTH WORKERS MOBILITY Youth workers mobility offer non-formal </p><p>and informal learning opportunities. Badges map learning and structure the Youthpass reflection process.</p><p> Badges enable trainees to collect evidence of their learning achievements, verify them with their peers and training organisers.</p><p> Find out more about Youthpass</p><p>/ GUIDELINES FOR USE</p><p></p></li><li><p>HOW TO SET UP BADGES</p><p>Create badge project on www.badgecraft.euImport badge system from badge librarySpecify badge contentFamiliarise with tips for using badges</p><p>?</p><p>1</p><p>2</p><p>3</p><p>4</p><p></p></li><li><p>Create badge projectat </p><p>1</p><p></p></li><li><p>Click to register your account. Login, if you have one</p></li><li><p>Go to Projects/ Organisations and create an organisation. If have already, skip this step</p></li><li><p>Create a new project for your activity</p></li><li><p>Import badge systemfrom </p><p>2</p><p></p></li><li><p>On-boarding badge: claimed with a code </p><p>Special topic badge:3 of 5 tasks completed</p><p>Event badge:Unlock any other 10 project badges</p><p>Facilitator badge:3 of 5 tasks completed</p><p>14 badges linked to European key-competences for lifelong learning: earned by completing 3 out 5 </p><p>badge tasks</p></li><li><p>Type keywords youth worker</p><p>Import full badge system to your project</p><p></p><p></p></li><li><p>Specify badge content</p><p>3</p></li><li><p>Go to Projects/Badges to view all imported badges</p><p>Draft indicates the badge that can be modified and yet not visible to users. You can change badge status in Settings</p></li><li><p>Modify 3 badges only</p><p>Training topic badge Badge for participants Badge for facilitators</p></li><li><p>Select Modify to edit badge description according your </p><p>project details.</p></li><li><p>Edit badge tasks for the special badge to reflect the </p><p>topic of your activity</p></li><li><p>Tips for using badges</p><p>4</p></li><li><p>Give to participants the code for the on-boarding badge to use on </p><p> scan it with QR code scanner </p><p></p></li><li><p>SMOOTH START Introduce Open Badges to </p><p>all team members well in advance</p><p> Introduce Open Badges to participants latest on the 2nd day of activity</p><p> Use these resources:</p><p>Video What is a Badge?</p><p>Slides of Youth Work Agent game</p><p> Give out claim code for the on-boarding badge Youth Work Agent</p><p>ACTIVITY PROGRAMME At the end of the day </p><p>give time for participants to reflect their learning and relate it to badge tasks</p><p> At the beginning of the day remind participants about badges and tasks</p><p> During the mid-term evaluation discuss with participants their badge learning progress</p><p>SOFT END On the final day of the </p><p>programme give time for participants to conclude their learning and claim badges</p><p> Relate learning results and achievements to Youthpass key-competences</p><p> Talk how to use badges on social networks and on CV</p><p>RECOMMENDATIONS FOR!</p><p></p></li><li><p>Feedback &amp; supportwrite to </p><p>@</p><p></p></li><li><p>ReferencesEUROPEAN BADGE ALLIANCE</p><p>Promotes the use of Open digital badges and other tools to validate and recognise learning during the European mobility activities.</p><p> </p><p>ERASMUS+</p><p>European Unions programme which offers funding for mobility projects in various fields of education &amp; learning</p><p> </p><p>BADGECRAFT</p><p>Is a multilingual platform to manage any achievements using world-wide standard of Open digital badges</p><p> </p><p>http://www.ebawebsite.nethttp://www.ebawebsite.net</p></li></ul>