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Tim Riches

Tim Riches is CEO of DigitalMe, the UK leader in Open Badge development and Chair of the Open Badges Globalization Group for The Badge Alliance.

DigitalMe is a non-profit organisation focused on developing digital badges as a new skills currency, especially through the Badge the UK project, which helps educational, business and community organisations create badges to recognise all of young people’s learning - in and out of school. DigitalMe helps children and young people acquire the skills they need to succeed in life and work and does so through innovative learning models, including accreditation through partnership with employers and educators.


Find out more www.digitalme.co.uk




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