The Badge Alliance at MozFest

Posted & in From the Team.

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 […]

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 […]

Introductions: What is the Badge Alliance?

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The Badge Alliance is a network of organizations and individuals working together to build and support an open badging ecosystem, with a focus on shared values including openness, learner agency and innovation. Built upon the groundbreaking Open Badges work initiated by Mozilla and the MacArthur Foundation, and framed on a constellation model of Working Groups, facilitated by the Badge Alliance team. Members of […]

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 […]