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SQA Academy digital badge pilot

The NextGen: HN Digital Learning and Support strand will be piloting the use of digital badges within SQA Academy.     

What are digital badges?    

Digital badges are a validated indicator of accomplishment, skill, quality or interest that can be earned in various learning environments.    

Digital badges are employed in a variety of ways and can serve different functions depending on the activity with which they are associated. 

How will the pilot work?     

We have selected our NextGen: HN – Unit Writing academy module for the pilot. To complete the Unit Writing module and be issued with a digital badge you will be required to register an account on SQA Academy. On completion, you will be issued one of the digital badges which will be saved within your account profile.    

This pilot is part of a wider programme and will contribute to the potential adoption of digital badges across SQA Academy modules.