e-NABLE / Enabling the Future

In 2011 when Ivan Owen received support from an on line community to collaborate with people who needed prosthetics, shared his designs using open source licences, and Applied the feedback to 8nnovate and gift a better design for the need knower to test. The community suggested redesign using 3 d Read more…

Helping university students developing employability skills

Edulai is a  intelligent software integrated into the learning management system ( LMS ) that easily assess how online students develop employability skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, team working, communication, leadership and interculturalism. Edulai suggests students high quality targeted content according if the skills developed are at a Read more…

Sol’ya. Les trésors du Mexique

Leurs projets s’articulent principalement autour de la production de la vanille du Mexique. Afin de préserver et valoriser le savoir-faire ancestral et artisanal de cette agriculture, SOLYA travaille en étroite collaboration avec une équipe de partenaires directement sur place. Leur équipe sur place travaille directement avec les producteurs (pour la plupart des communautés indigènes) afin Read more…

Julie Lalonde: A leader with heart

I would like to recognize Julie Lalonde as a person who leads with heart within the Government of Canada. Julie is the type of leader that not only recognizes the potential in people but helps to grow and nurture that potential. She is a proponent of the democratization of knowledge Read more…

FAV: Making innovation by investing in ideas

Fondazione Aldini Valeriani – FAV is the management school of Industrial Management Confindustria Emilia Area Centro. FAV’s goal is to ensure greater competitiveness for local companies and to develop people skills, encouraging synergies between technical and managerial cultures. FAV issues Open Badge on Bestr for a number of its courses Read more…

OVS: the retailer who invests in training

OVS S.p.A., the leading brand in Italy for clothing, is not only the largest employer, but also the largest trainer of professionals in the clothing sector, thanks to the OVS Store Management School and the development programmes for new graduates over the whole of Italy. The training pathway perfected by Read more…

Ca’ Foscari Competency Centre: the development of peoples’ transversal skills

The University of Venice Ca’ Foscari  recently set up Ca’ Foscari Competency Center with the mission to improve people’s performance through the development of their Soft Skills. To further highlight learners’ competencies concerning soft skills, such as motional and Social Competencies, Personal Development and Self Awareness, is experimenting with Open Badge through Read more…

Petit déjeuner Entreprises le 23 octobre 2018 à Tours : Badgeons la métropole Tourangelle

Reconnaître et valoriser les compétences invisibles : Connaissez-vous le concept « OPEN BADGE » ? Les badges numériques ouverts sont des accréditations numériques, créées et émises par des organisations telles que les entreprises et les employeurs, les organisations professionnelles, les écoles, pour leurs étudiants, membres, personnels, clients ou partenaires.   Vous Read more…

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…

Almost 100 years old! The Women’s Engineering Society is a charity and a professional network of women engineers, scientists and technologists offering inspiration, support and professional development.

Working in partnership, we support and inspire women to achieve as engineers, scientists and as leaders; we encourage the education of engineering; and we support companies with gender diversity and inclusion. Our Vision Our vision is a nation in which women are as likely as men to choose to study Read more…

Synergie: a job agency supporting active policies

Synergie Italia as a job agency is constantly active as recognisant agent, working to understand people’s competencies and to support them in identifying their possible career paths. Synergie works with local institutions to promote and enforce active policies for the workforce. To further highlight learners’ competencies concerning self reflection towards Read more…

OpenAgri: new skills for new jobs in Milan

The City of Milan is building a hub for peri-urban agriculture renovating Cascina Nosedo, an ancient farmhouse at the southern limit of the city. 18 innnovative projects have been selected and will build their innovative ideas in periurban agriculture around the hub, with the support of 16 partners. Skills developed 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…