An open-source badge issuing, management, and user achievement tracking platform.

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Concentric Sky is proud to offer Open Badges in these educational products via integrations with Badgr.

A complete toolbox for recognizing lifelong learning

Issue verifiable credentials to your students, staff, and users

Define and issue badges in a simple browser-based interface, or use the Badgr API to integrate badging into websites and applications. Issue badges automatically in online courses on Canvas.

Store, manage, and share your badges

Turn badges you've earned into valuable opportunities, jobs, and new collaborations. Badge earners connect with issuer organizations to earn more badges and share their progress over a lifetime of learning.

Journey through varied pathways of learning

Badges connect learning from formal, informal, and self-directed environments throughout a lifetime. Build your personal learning network and understand your progress and where you might go as you build skills and gain experience.

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Issue and display digitally verifiable badges with Badgr’s API

Issuer API

Badgr serves badge issuers’ core needs for managing a digital credential program using Open Badges. The application is a badge definition and issuing tool with the functions of the Issuer API:

  • Define issuers: Name and describe an issuing context, whether for an out-of-school learning program or a single course within an online learning platform.
  • Register API keys for remote applications.
  • Define badges: Upload images and write badge metadata
  • View a single or a list of all badge classes for an issuer context
  • Archive/unarchive badges
  • Issue a badge to a single recipient
  • View all assertions for single badge class

Earner API

Earners can use Badgr to organize and share credentials within chosen audiences.

  • Upload badges
  • Confirm multiple email addresses
  • Organize collections
  • Share on blogs, websites, social media or directly by email to unlock new opportunities and collaborations.

Take badges to go with the free Badgr mobile app.

About Open Badges

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Badgr issues and understands credentials that are fully compliant with the Mozilla Open Badges specification for verifiable digital credentials. That means the badges issued from within Badgr may be moved to or displayed within any other application that understands Open Badges. Users who have earned Open Badges anywhere else on the web can import them into Badgr and build a unified collection of their accomplishments, no matter where they were earned.

Open Badges are not just visual symbols of accomplishment. They contain detailed descriptions of recipients’ achievements and may link to evidence of individuals’ work toward earning the badge. Badgr and other applications that understand Open Badges can verify their authenticity and help people understand how each badge fits into an individual's lifelong learning journey.

Badge Resources

Open Badges - Learning today happens everywhere, not just in the classroom. But it's often difficult to get recognition for skills and achievements that happen outside of school. Mozilla's Open Badges project is working to solve that problem, making it easy for anyone to issue, earn and display badges across the web through a shared technical infrastructure.

Oregon Badge Alliance - The Oregon Badge Alliance serves as a focal point for collaborations between state institutions, employers, and the education community as we work together to build a vibrant ecosystem for badges and micro-certifications in Oregon.

OCDL - The Oregon Center for Digital Learning is a non-profit 501(c)3 dedicated to promoting the use of digital micro-credentials and education technology innovations in Oregon.

Cities of Learning - Cities of Learning integrate the principles of Connected Learning, a new learning approach that recognizes that learning today can and does take place anywhere and everywhere -- in school, in the community, on the job and online -- and that building on a learner's interests is key to engagement.