A growing selection of our courses allow you to display and share your learning achievements by gaining a free Open University digital badge as well as a statement of participation. Badges demonstrate your interest in a subject, a commitment to your career or provide evidence of continuing professional development.
Award winning courses The team at The OU who produced the courses were finalists in The Learning Awards 2015 for ‘Innovation in Learning’ and finalists in The Times Higher Education Awards 2015 for ‘Outreach project of the year’.
Earning and sharing your badge
The badge is awarded for completing all sections of the course and passing the quizzes. You can share your badge on social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter. It also appears on your statement of participation and in your My OpenLearn profile.