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 organisationThis Open Badge is awarded to people who attend a Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) webinar or session about issuing Open Badges and tell us how they applied what they learned.
Palliative and end of life care awareness sessionThis Open Badge will be awarded to people who take part in the palliative and end of life care awareness session. It will help you become more familiar with how the focus is on the experience of people requiring and...
MHO support for continuous professional learningThis Open Badge is awarded to people who contribute to the SSSC workshop during the Annual study conference for Mental Health Officers on 4 October 2017.
#ELCleadership17 participantThis Open Badge will be awarded to participants who attend the ‘how we collaborate and influence in our work with children and young people’ event on 2 September 2017.
#ELCleadership17 in practiceThis Open Badge will be awarded to people who attend the ‘how we collaborate and influence in our work with children and young people’ event on 2 September 2017 and tell us how they applied what they learned.
Making better decisions: Supervisor – care at homeThis Open Badge is awarded to people who work through the care at home scenario on the supervisor section of our Making better decisions resource and complete a reflective account to demonstrate their learning.
What is Health Literacy?This Open Badge is awarded to people who learn about health literacy and want to use health literacy tools and techniques in their own practice.
Finding evidence to inform your practiceThis Open Badge is awarded to people who recognise that the use of evidence based information to support them in their role is good practice.
Using Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) to support your practice.This Open Badge is awarded to people who explore further the Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) website and library of resources for the Social Services sector. You will learn how to search the library using an NHSScotland OpenAthens account.
Get an Open Badge today!
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)