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Title of Session (should also be the title of your Wiki page): Open Badges experience, or how a global project can take a place in a local community

Facilitator(s): Julia Buchner

Are you paid or volunteer staff?: Volunteer

Area of Contribution (Team Name): Mozilla FR / Education

How are you currently involved with the community?
I'm volunteer in Mozilla project as a Mozilla FR volunteer (localization, documentation, event organizer, community manager) and as a Remo member.

Location of Work (where do you reside?): Paris | France

Talk Length (please choose between 30, 60, 90, 120 minutes): 30 minutes

The session will focus on how a global project can attract new persons in the community. After a presentation of the project, Open Badges, the audience will be invited to interact trough a debate on how we can use this project on a local scale, to encourage "young" volunteers and to convert new ones.

How your session furthers the MozCamp Goals (
This session will be built as a workshop where everybody can exchange tricks, experiences and ideas, in aim to build new community around an education project, Open badges.

Expected Outcome or Deliverable:

  • talking about Open Badges project with volunteers
  • collecting ideas and stories about what others communities have done for increasing them with education projects

Desired Audience Type or Skill-set: Nothing - this workshop is open to everyone!

Equipment Needs (Video projector already included):

  • post-its to write down ideas
  • pin walls to pin them
  • pens

To Be Completed by the Audience

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