This MOOC features a set of different badges reflecting and honoring activity in the course. You can earn three different types of badges:

*Course badges*awarded by the UNU-INWEH at the end of the course.*certificate*are awarded for doing a quiz and submitting assignments.*Major badges*are awarded for activities like uploading a picture or commenting in the forum.*Community badges*

Please find detailed information below and by clicking on the badge icons.

### Course Badges

There are two awards for the completion of this course: The silver and the golden course badge. You will receive the silver course badge if you earn at least six major badges (see below) and the golden course badge if you earn at least seven major badges. The 2015 Golden ELD Course Badge is a real digital badge issued by GIZ and can be exported to Credly and to your Mozilla Open Badges Backpack. Click here for more details on course badges.

### Major Badges

There are eight major badges that can be earned in this MOOC. Six week badges can be earned for the successfull completion of all quizzes and assignments in each of the MOOC weeks 1 to 6. Two special badges, the Community Starter Badge and the Community Advanced Badge can be earned by collecting community badges. Four community badges of the type community starter are needed for the Community Starter Badge and four community badges of the type community advanced are needed for the Community Advanced Badge. Click here for more details on major badges.

### Community Badges

You will receive community badges for engaging with the community. There are two types of community badges: starter and advanced. Have a look at the overview or on your profile badge. You will probably find that you have already earned some badges. Click here for more details on community badges.

### Overview

The following graph will give you an overall overview of all badges that can be earned. You can see in the graph which badge is the prerequisite for which other badge:

seems to me a complicated game…

The more badges you earn the easier it will be to understand Have fun earning badges and sharing knowledge!

This is the first time that I join a Mooc with badges.

Hats off to designer of these badges. Looks very cool and elegant.

Its really a game to impulse participants to be very active in the forum. Cool

I find these badges approach most interesting. I am on my path to obtain these badges. It is interesting to see my own progress.

This is another discovery. I hope to see my progress as I proceed.

Yes, interesting….

So far so good!

Interesting to see new badges granted upon completing each step!

Does it take a longer time to see new badges? Mine don’t change at a all…

Bonjours ravi de vous retrouver je viens de commencer je souhaite à tous et à toutes bon apprentissage sur ce Mooc

One question about the badges: Whati if I did not joined but created a team and invited others to join? Does that mean I can not get the team badge?

Hi Lara,

yes, you will also receive the “Team Player” badge if you create a team. There was some technical issues on automatic badge generation for private teams, but you have received the badge now, have a look at your profile.

Have fun in the remaining course,

René

(Lead MOOC Technical Implementation)

Hi René, thanks for that, I appreciate it. Best, Lara