Lithuanian Multiplier Event on the Validation and the use of the Displayer platform

National multiplier event on the validation and the use of the displayer platform took place on the 18th of January 2023 in Kaunas, Lithuania. The aim of the event was to provide a comprehensive solution on the issuing and managing open badges and DS certificates using validation guidelines and badge quality system developed in DISCO-VET project. The results of the project, such as development of open badge displayer, development of the course on open badges, lessons learned kit and DIScoPlayer platform user guide were presented and discussed with the participating teachers, educators, and representatives of higher education, VET and other educational institutions.

The workshop focused on practice, i.e. the use of displayer platform, discussion questions and suggestions how to improve it. The workshop participants practiced how to create an account in DIScoPlayer platform, how to upload a digital badge and how to validate it. The opportunities how to become an issuer of a digital badge were also presented during the event.

The participants of the event expressed their interest to use the platform for storing their own badges. The participants also think that such a platform would be useful for their organisations to issue a digital badges for students. All participants of the workshop received a digital badge for their participation in the seminar (issued in DIScoPlayer platform).