Open Badge Academy

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Today, learning happens everywhere.

Yet, we still struggle to capture valuable learning that takes place outside of formal settings.

We need a new way to help people capture and communicate all of their talents and use them to transition into new opportunities.

Open Badge Academy is a complete solution that makes recognising lifelong learning simple.

Young people studying on computers

Organisations create academies to launch open badges

Use badges to recoginse learning, validate skills and build capabilities.

Track and demonstrate the impact of your programme

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Learners use badges to build a richer picture of themselves

Evidence badges on the move via mobile

Share your profile to stand out from the crowd

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Professionals verify skills using endorsements

Experts, educators and peers provide evidence based endorsements of badges

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On OBA you can...

Badge library

Create a library of badges

Use badges to define the skills you value and capture learning that isn't currently recognised.

On the move

Evidence and issue badges on the move

Capture multimedia evidence using mobile devices and issue badges anywhere, anytime.

Track progress

Track Progress and Impact

Demonstrate the difference your programme has made and create pathways into new opportunities.

Stand out from the crowd

Help people stand out from the crowd

Equip learners with a dynamic skills profile which can be shared across the web.


Verify skills using Endorsements

Leverage professional identity and build value into badges.

LinkedIn Support

NEW Login, share and endorse skills using LinkedIn

API Support

Integrate badges into your system with our API

App Support

Easily create your own badging app

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Telefonica UK Case Study

"By earning badges, young people become more discoverable by tech sector employers, showcasing skills that are now in high demand."

Ronan Dunne, CEO Telefonica UK

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