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Open Badges (P.S. there’s data inside…)

Open Badges seem so simple, don’t they?

But wait – don’t make assumptions – ask questions! They’ve got stuff inside. Data. Authenticated data.
But the big news? – you can take them with you because they’re built on an open standard. They can be connected together to form a learning pathway. The data structure inside the badge can even be extended for a particular purpose.

Curious? There’s loads more information (and pictures) here: OB101

edTech innovation

I’ve got a few tech products off the ground in my time, and I’m still not sure how it happens. I did this thinking for the FELTAG report, looking at how the customer, the builders and the backers all need to play their part in the innovation.

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Qualification Sweet Spot

One thing I’ve learnt from being part of City & Guilds, is that it’s not easy getting a public funded qualification off the ground. So where’s the sweet spot for a qualification? Here’s a thought from Patrick Craven, Director of Assessment and Policy at City & Guilds. This ended up being part of the FELTAG report.

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What makes good evidence?

I’ve learnt a lot about what makes good evidence from talking with people at City & Guilds (who are a knowledgeable lot). This drawing came out of a conversation with Patrick Craven, head of assessment.I’ve learnt a lot about what makes good evidence from talking with people at City & Guilds (who are a knowledgeable lot). This drawing came out of a conversation with Patrick Craven, head of assessment.

Digipals

I met Deb Millar at BETT who told me all about the super Digipals programme she had set up at Blackburn College – so I tried to capture some of the essence in a drawing.

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