edubadges: issuing digital certificates to students edubadges is the digital certificates platform for the Dutch education community. edubadges enable you to award students or workers with evidence of knowledge and skills they have acquired. An edubadge is issued electronically within a secure and trusted SURF platform.
SURF, the collaborative organization for ICT in Dutch education and research, together with higher educational institutions, is examining the prerequisites necessary to award digital badges to students. Here you can download the publication on the lessons learned pilot edubadges.
Conclusions and next step: pilot project SURF has done a wonderful job in implementing Edubadges in higher education in the Netherlands. It is mostly used for recognizing competences in formal education, but outside the curricula.