Create a digital record of your achievements and skills
Open Badges are digital certificates recognising learning and achievement. If you can demonstrate that you’ve learned from materials produced by the Scottish Social Services Council you can earn an Open Badge.Get started
What are Open Badges?
Open Badges are digital records of achievements and skills that are tied to assessment and evidence. Unlike paper certificates, Open Badges are manageable online.Learn more
Make the most of your Open Badges
Remember to share your badges online as soon as you receive them. You can list badges you have been awarded on social networks, your blog and ePortfolio.Find out more
Implementing Open Badges in your learningThis Open Badge is awarded to people who take part in a session or webinar about how to use Open Badges to demonstrate their learning.
SSSC staff conference: Why digital? #1Awarded to SSSC staff who attend one of the Why digital? workshops run by the SSSC Digital Learning Team at SSSC staff conference 2017.
Childminders: Providing the best support for our youngest childrenThis Open Badge is awarded to childminders who demonstrate an understanding of the Building the Ambition national practice guidance.
Childminders: Early learning and childcareThis Open Badge is awarded to childminders who demonstrate an understanding of the self-evaluation framework for the early learning and childcare sector.
Childminders: SSSC Codes of Practice for Social Service WorkersThis Open Badge is awarded to childminders who demonstrate an understanding of the SSSC Codes of Practice.
Fire Starter Festival Participant 2017 – SparksFire Starter Festival 2017 Participant badges are available to all those who participated in an event during the Fire Starter Festival 2017, and can be used as evidence the events or festival have made on their work.
Dementia Ambassador conference 2017 learningThis badge is awarded to people who attend the Dementia Ambassador conference 2017 and submit a reflective account about their learning from the event.
Informed about dementiaAwarded to people who become ‘informed about dementia’ and commit to making a positive difference for people living with dementia, their families and carers.
Improving lives: participantThis Open Badge will be awarded to all participants who attend the Improving lives with childhood practice conference on 27 August 2015. The event celebrates the success of the Childhood Practice Award in improving the lives of children and families...
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Anyone can earn, manage and display Open Badges across the internet. All you need is an email address.
Getting started with Open Badges
New to Open Badges and want to know more? We can help…
- What you need to know about Open Badges
- Applying for an Open Badge
- Preparing and publishing your evidence
- Making the most of your Open Badges
- What to do if your Open Badge application is declined
- How to issue Open Badges (webinar)