Celebrating Our Successes: An Overview of Cycle 1

Posted & in BA announcement, From the Team.

Four years ago, the idea for an open badging ecosystem was ignited by a small working group at Mozilla Drumbeat (now the Mozilla Festival.) Since then, the Open Badges project has grown into a global movement that presents both incredible opportunities for change and a growing responsibility for collaboration and transparency. At the Summit to […]

July 8 Webinar: Building Trust in Connected Learning Environments

Posted & in BA announcement, Webinar.

Why Does Trust Matter in Connected Learning Environments? Tuesday, July 8, 2014 @ 11am PDT / 2pm EDT / 7pm BST We are happy to announce that HASTAC and the MacArthur Foundation are hosting a webinar tomorrow about trust in connected learning environments, a topic that gets right to the heart of a healthy badge ecosystem. They even have […]

10 Million Better Futures Through Open Badges Commitment Made at CGI America 2014

Posted & in BA announcement, Badges in Action.

10 Million Better Futures to scale up existing badge ecosystem to a global level to benefit 10 million workers and students by 2016. Yesterday the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with the Badge Alliance, announced a new Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action, to further increase access to opportunities in education […]

Welcome to the Badge Alliance!

Posted & in BA announcement, From the Team.

The Badge Alliance, launched at the Summit to Reconnect Learning in 2014, is a network of organizations and individuals working together to build and support an open badging ecosystem, building upon the groundbreaking Open Badges work initiated by Mozilla and the MacArthur Foundation. The Badge Alliance is framed on a constellation model of Working Groups facilitated by the Badge Alliance team. Members of the Badge […]