@A_L_T Open Badges model

The Association for Learning Technology (ALT, UK) have been rolling out a model of awarding and distributing Open Badges that recognise active contribution to the society and membership, utilising the Open Badge Factory. Here’s an example of an Open Badge Factory Passport that displays your collection of Open Badges:


The two badges have the following descriptions:

ALT Member 2021

ALT Member Open Badge

 Association for Learning TechnologyCheck this badge…


Open criteria…

This badge is issued to current members of the Association for Learning Technology. The Association for Learning Technology (ALT) is the leading professional body for Learning Technology in the UK. We represent individual and organisational Members from all sectors including Further and Higher Education and industry.

We provide recognition and accreditation for all with a professional interest in Learning Technology. We work across the UK and internationally to:

  • Strengthen recognition and representation for Learning Technology professionals from all sectors;
  • Enhance professionalisation of Learning Technology nationally;
  • Increase the impact of Learning Technology for public benefit.

Our overall charitable objective is

“to advance education through increasing, exploring and disseminating knowledge in the field of Learning Technology for the benefit of the general public”.

Our core activities are focused on membership services that help us achieve our strategic aims and generate the majority of ALT’s income as an independent charity. Find out more about ALT

ALT Assembly Member

ALT Assembly Member Badge

 This badge is issued to ALT (Association for Learning Technology) Assembly Members who have actively participated in the committee. The ALT Assembly was established in 2019 and is the overarching committee advising the ALT Board of Trustees.Check this badge…


Open criteria…

The ALT Assembly is chaired by the President of ALT and serviced by the Membership and Professional Development Manager. It provides greater representation of Members and in particular Member groups.

The role of the Assembly is to:

  1. Advise the Board of Trustees from a membership perspective;
  2. Provide a forum for communication and collaboration for all Groups and Committees within the Association
  3. Provide input from the membership to the work of the Association including to policy consultation responses, surveys, the development of services such as the CMALT scheme

Who is a Member of the Assembly?

The Assembly works openly and collaboratively.Participation is welcomed from Members currently involved in:

  • Chairs of ALT Conference Committees
  • Research in Learning Technology Editorial Board, Editorial Team
  • The #altc Blog Editorial Team
  • Officers of Members Groups and Special Interest Groups
  • CMALT Assessors and Lead Assessors
  • Honorary Life Members
  • Trustees