pangelicaKeymasterApril 20, 2016 at 4:30 pmPost count: 3
In this times when a lot of efforts are being done from the NON Formal sector for the recognition of non formal learning from the public institutions and from the business sector, this project from Lithuania is a good example for all of us:
The project “Trusted Badge Systems” aims at fostering the use of ‘Open Badges’ in European youth work in cooperation with the employment market. Open Badge is a visual representation of individual learning and achievements. Every badge contains meta-data which describes learning process, criteria and achievements of badge owner. They offer innovative ways to visualise learning pathways and document learning achievements. Badges are usually organised into badge systems helping to organise any learning and adapt it to the individual needs of target groups.
Main Aim of the Project
Cross-sectoral consortium of partners from Lithuania, Netherlands, Spain and Germany are aiming to integrate technological innovation of Open Badges and increase the quality of youth work field by creating unique digital non-formal learning recognition systems using Open Badges standard in the field of youth work. These badge systems will be created and endorsed in close cooperation with the representatives from the employment sector in each country.
Lithuania: Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists, non-governmental organization “Social Action”, Order of Malta Relief Organization in Lithuania.
Germany: Deutsches Rotes Kreuz, Landesverband Sachsen-Anhalt e.V. GOEUROPE! and Platform e.v.
Netherlands: Breakthrough Foundation and Stichting JeugdWelzijnsBeraad
Spain: Asociación Cazalla Intercultural and Asociación de Jóvenes Empresarios de la Comarca del Guadalentín
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