500 Women Scientists with a mission!

I am keen to give my recognition to this marvelous grassroots initiative! Over 20,000 women of STEM and supporters from more than 100 countries have signed in support of 500 Women Scientists, pledging to build an inclusive scientific community dedicated to training a more diverse group of future leaders in Read more…

Recognition in Action!

In 2013, the University of Calgary formed a cross-disciplinary Recognition Steering Committee to guide the development, implementation, and ongoing review of employee recognition. The Recognition Steering Committee set out to create an Employee Recognition Strategy that aligned with the University’s Strategic Plan and values – to provide best practice recognition Read more…

Expert on the curriculum

John Dunne, teacher and educator in the wider sense in the Irish capital of Dublin, has, through commendable private enterprise over the course of many years, amassed a body of information on the curriculum of Irish educational institutions since the 1920s that lacks comparison. Both due to the loss of Read more…

Badgeons la Normandie, Bageons Philippe!

Philippe is at the origin of Badgeons la Normandie, a regional initiative looking at exploiting the power of Open Badges to create a learning territory. Philippe is also a strength behind the creation of Reconnaître – Open Recognition Alliance, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to making the Bologna Open Recognition Declaration a reality. Read more…

A leading contributor to #OpenRecognition

Don Presant introduced me to Open Badges in 2012 and we decided to add them to the ePIC conference. Regular participant since 2004 to the ePortfolio conference that was to be rechristened ePIC, Don has become instrumental in the constant evolution of the conference bringing cutting edge thinkers and participants Read more…

Non-Formal Learning in Rural Area

The organization I would like to recognize is called “Produções Fixe”, and it’s located in a village in Portugal. Their work in Non-Formal education is recognized at European Level, where they deliver several training courses and produce educational boardgames. The work that they have been doing, raised the recognition of Read more…

Cineca, BORD signatory

Cineca is the main consortium of italian universities. It developed Bestr in 2015 to support lifelong lifewide learning and the recognition of competencies; it was also among the first entities to sign the Bologna Open Recognition Declaration. Cineca uses Bestr for the recognition of internal training and is involved in Read more…

Bestr, bridging the gap

Spreading the awareness of the importance of recognition in Italy since 2015 through the leading italian Open Badge platform developed by Cineca, the main consortium of italian universities. Bestr brings together Universities, Corporate Academies, Public Administrations and association to improve the recognition of competencies wherever and however they are aquired. Read more…

A longtime advocate of ePortfolio in Siberia

Olga has been instrumental to the development of ePortfolio in Russia since many years, and her work has made a valuable contribution to Open Recognition. She brings to her fortunate students the benefits of her passion for innovative education. AuthorEsther LinleyLinkhttp://www.sfu-kras.ru/en/about/ipps

Ms Geek Africa 2018

A wonderful project! Girls in ICT Rwanda is a group of women, young and old – professionals and students, who are passionate about Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths and have come together to inspire more girls to join these exciting fields. It was founded in December 2011 when Rwanda decided Read more…

More than just a teacher

Seven years of collaboration within the middle school of Vallorbe allow me today to recognize the pedagogical skills and human qualities of Corinne ULDRY, teacher and responsible of a class for students with learning difficulties. Very committed to human values, widely available and open to exchanges, she knows how to Read more…

A boss, a colleague, a friend

By opening his arms and the doors of his educational institution, by trusting and offering me the chance to prove my value and my skills in the educational field, Dominique VALET is one of the key people who drove me where I am today. AuthorPatrice PETITQUEUX

eCampusOntario – “rethinking recognition”

I’d like to recognize eCampusOntario, an edtech consortium of 45 colleges and universities for leading the way to “rethink recognition” for post-secondary education in Canada’s largest province using Open Badges as alternative credentials. AuthorDon PresantLinkhttps://www.ecampusontario.ca/

ePIC 2018

Two years after publishing the Bologna #OpenRecognition Declaration (ePIC 2016) one year after exploring alternative credentials and alternative to credentials (ePIC 2017), ePIC 2018 is exploring how opening recognition technologies and practices could lead to the emergence of #OpenRecognition Ecosystems. We are looking for contributions exploring either one of the components of recognition ecosystems (e.g. an institution, a technology Read more…