What is an open badge?

What's an Open Badge?

It's a whole new way to recognize learning and achievement. Think of it as a digital rather than a paper certificate. Something that you can display in a variety of ways online. Check it out at openbadges.org.

What to do with this open badge?

You'll be guided to accept this badge on myHPass, a free badge storage and display service for humanitarians and volunteers like you. If it's your first badge, you can create a new account. Find out more at my.hpass.org.You can also store this badge on other services that support Open Badges.

Share your badge on myHPass!

First, we encourage you to make your badge public: go to the ‘Badges’ tab > select badge > go to the ‘Settings’ tab > click ‘Visible in Passport and can be publicly shared’ and save.

Now you can share your badge to social media such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Click on the icons and see how it works!

You can even publish it on a Page that you control, along with other badges and additional evidence of your skills. Think of it as a "micro-portfolio". Look under the ‘Pages’ tab.

Last modified: Thursday, 8 November 2018, 2:47 PM