On 27th of July 2017 the European Badge Alliance hosted the conference in Brussels to share our work of using and promoting digital Open Badges for learning mobility. Read more about the results of the EBA conference.
8:15 Meeting outside the European Parliament, in front of Altiero Spinelli building
9:00 – 11:00 Opening Conference hosted by MEP Svetoslav Malinov at the European Parliament.
9:00 A revised Europass for enhancing recognition of learning mobility – MEP Svetoslav Malinov
9:15 Why the recognition of learning mobility will change the world- Andrea Lombardi, UNISER
9:30 Why Open Badges for learning mobility: the project European Badge Alliance – Laimonas Ragauskas, Lithuanian Association of Non-formal Education & Panagiotis Chatzimichail, Youth for Exchange and Understanding
9:50 Policy recommendations for a wider use of Open Badges as recognition tool – Elisa Briga, European Federation for Intercultural Learning – EFIL
10:25 Reactions from European Commission -William O’Keeffe, Policy officer, DG EMPL
10:45 Reactions from MEPs and other stakeholders
11:00 – 12:00 moving from the European Parliament to Mundo J, rue de l’Industrie 10 (10 minutes walk)
12:00-13:30 Networking lunch at Mundo J and Make your own Badge!
13:30 – 17:00 How to use Badges? Training & Sharing
13:30 – 15:00 Presentations of badge frameworks developed and tested in World cafe style
1) Secondary school exchanges – Elisa Briga, European Federation for Intercultural Learning EFIL
2) VET mobilities – Lucia Mancino, UNISER
3) EVS – Agata Nassim, Semper Avanti
15:00 – 16:00 Training for practitioners:
– how to set up a Badge framework – Laimonas Ragauskas, Lithuanian Association of Non-formal Education
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 17:00 Feedback from practitioners and conclusions