The Badge Alliance is now part of IMS Global Learning Consortium
January 2017. See press release.

Working Groups

Working Groups are a way for you or your organization to connect with others working on similar badging initiatives, find the best resources to support your work, and contribute to the overall growth of the ecosystem. Click on the links below to find out more about the current Working Groups.

  • small-openbadgesstandard
  • small-educators
  • small-cities
  • small-infrastructure
  • small-workforce
  • small-endorsement
  • small-policy
  • small-highered
  • small-research
  • small-digitalliteracy
  • small-directory
  • small-globalization
  • small-messaging

Badge Alliance Blog

January 2, 2017

We are now part of IMS Global

In 2016, the Badge Alliance completed its three-year run, successfully having brought Open Badges out of their early incubation phase within the Mozilla Foundation and having helped organize a transition to the next level, as a growing international web standard within IMS Global Learning Consortium. Blog posts that capture this journey are available on the Open Badges publication on Medium.

December 2, 2014

The Badge Alliance at MozFest

By Jade Forester At this year’s MozFest, the Badge Alliance was represented by three team members—Carla Casilli led a research-focused session and held office hours throughout the festival weekend, and Sunny Lee and I sat down with a group of attendees to dig into this year’s accomplishments and start to look at areas in need of attention in the coming year. We used the Cycle 1 Working Groups as a starting point, focusing on each to identify gaps still to be filled in key areas of both the infrastructure that supports Open Badges and the growing ecosystem that expands adoption  More »

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