Connected Learning Meetup

Connected Learning Meetup

Date: 4 March 2021 – Time: 20:00-22:00 – Where: Zoom session – Costs: free registration – Language: Engels spoken –

Stadslab Eindhoven presents Connected Learning and the Open Badges system to Makers.

Discover new ways of learning, such as combining local and digital experiences through playlists, digital Open Badges – issue and earn – to value and recognize development and performance.

Open badge is a digitally verified credential consisting of images and metadata encoded in it. Anyone can earn badges based on the criteria defined by the knowledge providers. Badges can be viewed on a dashboard and shared anywhere online.

Various speakers will tell you about Connected Learning and the Open Badges system and concrete applications inside and outside education and at voluntary organizations.

In the last part there is room for Q&A and discussion.

Program and speakers see below.

The online session via Zoom is free for registered participants: claim your ticket via Eventbrite.

powered by MAD emergent art center / Maker Days


20:00 introduction and welcome

20:05 Presentation Connected Learning & Open Badges – Sandra van der Kraak

20:20 Open Badges in practice in learning situations with youth – Jorg Duitsman

20:35 Education perspectives for everyone – Kitty Knibbe

20:45 Recognition and playlist in volunteer organisation – Nectarus Lithuania

21:00 Break

21:10 Q&A and discussion – meet and greet

22:00 End






Connected Learning & Open Badges

Open Badges in learning situations

Education perspectives for everyone

Recognition in volunteer organisation

Q&A and discussion – meet & greet


Sandra van de Kraak – Dutch Cities of Learning by Breakthrough
Dealing with today’s challenges requires problem solvers who offer different perspectives and are willing to take risks.

Jorg Duitsman – passionate for education, technology and maker education
Engineering teacher Summa College Mechatronics and International Engineering.

Kitty Knibbe – Talent coach / Soil for Seed & Soul
Every living being has its own purpose. We like to take care of our edible forest and prepare good soil so everything & everyone can spark.

Nectarus – Lithuania
Digital Generation Youth project connects South Africa, Nigeria, the Netherlands and Lithuania for sharing our best practices in digital literacy education and provides solutions for recognition of non-formal skills.


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