A badge is a validated display of accomplishment, skill, quality or interest that can be earned in any environment. Badges can represent traditional academic achievement or the development of skills or knowledge outside traditional education. The earner of this badge has taken steps to learn about this new form of achievement recognition and to consider its potential.
A badge says as much about the person or group who issued it as it does about the recipient. To earn this “Issuer” badge, you will think about something you value in the world, define the criteria by which you and others will know that value has been exhibited, and then identify someone who deserves to be recognized.
To receive this badge, the earner needs to create a free profile on Credly to receive, manage and share their lifelong achievements, and they need to issue a badge to someone else for a valued accomplishment or contribution that they have observed first-hand.