Thinking through Webmaker badges: (1) Super Mentor Badges

This year Mozilla Webmaker is using the Open Badges Infrastructure (OBI) - and the newly-minted BadgeKit - to issue Webmaker badges. The first of these will be a Super Mentor badge.


(it won’t look like this!)

The aim with Super Mentor badges is to empower and equip those people teaching the web within the Mozilla community. Super Mentors will work with paid contributors (aka staff) to badge Mentors, who in turn will be able to issue Web Literacy badges.

A recent community consultation suggested that Super Mentors should be required to provide evidence of the skills and expertise listed on this Mozilla wiki page.

We have taken these skills and created the following metadata which would be included a Super Mentor badge. Please note that this is subject to review and only a first pass.

 Badge Name

Super Mentor badge


This badge is issued by Mozilla to ‘Super Mentors’ within the Mozilla community.

Super Mentors are very active community leaders. They are very knowledgeable and experienced in web literacy, how people learn and have strategies to teach skills to others.


The receiver of this badge:




(link to Webmaker portfolio)

 Date Issued



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