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Digital Badges

A Digital Open Badge shows others what you have accomplished. They are fully digital and you can show them on social networking profiles, online CVs, job sites and more.

Available badges

Cambridge English Penfriends uses Digital Open Badges to recognise your Penfriends achievements. Here you can see a list of all the badges available on Penfriends, how you can earn them, and how many badges have been issued. 

First connection

Cambridge English Penfriends badge - given to teachers whose class makes their first Penfriends connection with another Penfriends school.

677 schools with this badge

Ten connections

Cambridge English Penfriends badge - given to teachers whose class make ten Penfriends connections with other Penfriends schools.

21 schools with this badge

Fifty connections

Cambridge English Penfriends badge - given to teachers whose class make 50 Penfriends connections with other Penfriends schools.

1 school with this badge

One-hundred connections

Cambridge English Penfriends badge - given to teachers whose class make 100 Penfriends connections with other Penfriends schools.

0 schools with this badge

First card sent

Cambridge English Penfriends badge - given to teachers whose class sent 1 card to another Penfriends schools.

329 schools with this badge

Ten cards sent

Cambridge English Penfriends badge - given to teachers whose class sent 10 cards to other Penfriends schools.

149 schools with this badge

Fifty cards sent

Cambridge English Penfriends badge - given to teachers whose class sent 50 cards to other Penfriends schools.

58 schools with this badge

Two hundred cards sent

Cambridge English Penfriends badge - given to teachers whose class sent 200 cards to other Penfriends schools.

15 schools with this badge

Friends in Europe

Cambridge English Penfriends badge - given to teachers whose class have connected with a school based in Europe.

533 schools with this badge

Friends in Africa

Cambridge English Penfriends badge - given to teachers whose class have connected with a school based in Africa.

11 schools with this badge

Friends in Asia

Cambridge English Penfriends badge - given to teachers whose class have connected with a school based in Asia.

73 schools with this badge

Friends in North America

Cambridge English Penfriends badge - given to teachers whose class have connected with a school based in North America.

34 schools with this badge

Friends in South America

Cambridge English Penfriends badge - given to teachers whose class have connected with a school based in South America.

191 schools with this badge

Friends in Oceania

Cambridge English Penfriends badge - given to teachers whose class have connected with a school based in Oceania.

3 schools with this badge

Friends Around the World

Cambridge English Penfriends badge - given to teachers whose class have connected with schools in the six major continents: Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America and Oceania.

0 schools with this badge

Friends in Antarctica

Cambridge English Penfriends badge - given to teachers whose class have connected with a school based in Antarctica.

0 schools with this badge

Profile holidays

Cambridge English Penfriends badge - given to teachers who have completed their holiday information to make it easier for other schools to connect with them.

646 schools with this badge

Power Profile

Cambridge English Penfriends badge - given to teachers who have completed all their profile information to make it easier for other schools to make successful connections.

546 schools with this badge

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