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This Open Badge has been developed to allow MyLearning users to gain recognition for recording and reflecting on the day-to-day learning they undertake on any topic they choose.
By using the MyLearning smartphone application to capture learning when it happens, the learner will build a collection of learning logs in their MyLearning journal. These logs will contribute to deepening their understanding of the topic, and will form part of the evidence for this Open Badge.
There are four Open Badges of this type available in each calendar year.
This badge is no longer available to new applications. Please consider our Learning challenge badge series instead.
To be awarded this badge, you must:
- Identify a topic of your choosing relating to your practice.
- Create a series of learning logs which record events, resources, thoughts and reflections relating to this topic using the free MyLearning smartphone application, available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
- Apply your learning in practice.
- Submit a reflective account of (minimum 500 words) detailing what you learned, how you have applied this learning in practice, and what you will do next.
To apply for this Open Badge, you must have already been awarded the following Essential Open Badges:
You will be required to submit a reflective account (minimum 500 words). This can be either written, typed or spoken evidencing how you have met the criteria outlined above.
You should make clear which parts of your evidence relate to each element of the criteria.
Remember, the evidence you provide will be viewable by anyone who you share your badge with. Please don’t include confidential or private information within your evidence.
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Submit your application
I confirm that I have read, understood and completed all the activities listed in the badge criteria and that each question from the criteria is answered in the evidence I have provided. My evidence has been written or recorded by me and I have not copied it from anywhere or anyone else. I understand that it will take 28 days for you to assess my application and that feedback cannot be provided if my application is unsuccessful.
Your application will only be sent to the issuer organization for this badge.
There is no application form for this badge. Please read the criteria for information on how to earn this badge.