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Badging in Education

Get the big picture of digital badging for students and learn how it can be a tool for advancement along their learning and career paths.

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How to Start a Digital Badging Initiative on Your Campus

Badges—a digital symbol of a student's skills and competencies—are the new assessment employers look for. 

Digital badging initiatives improve education-to-employment pathways by maximizing the value of student's curricular experiences and more clearly communicating graduate's career-ready skills to employers. The portability of digital badging also helps institutions analyze which competencies are most desired in the workplace. 

This guide is a resource for educators interested in understanding how digital badges can be used by students as tools for advancement along learning and career pathways. You will learn: 

  • The history and benefits of badging in education 
  • Best practices in badging, including three campus case studies
  • How to set up a system-wide, scalable approach to badging on your campus
  • Start tracking your students' competencies. Download our badging guide today.