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The Groningen Declaration seeks common ground in best serving the academic and professional mobility needs of citizens world wide by bringing together key stakeholders in the Digital Student Data Ecosystem.
We make Digital Student Data Portability happen. Citizens world wide should be able to consult and share their authentic educational data with whomever they want, whenever they want, wherever.
We build a network of like-minded organizations and people who see the potential of the Groningen Declaration. Get involved to further global human capital cross border mobility and make it happen.
On 7-9 April 2014, the Dienst Uitvoering Onderwijs (DUO) - the Executive Education Agency of the Netherlands Ministry of Education, Culture and Science - together with the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) and the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC), are co-organizing the annual Groningen Declaration network meeting.
The Groningen Declaration is a declaration of intent. It has no binding power. The Executive Committee can not ask participants to do things other than voluntarily. This sets the way the network seeks to achieve its goals.
Key Note Speech by Thomas C. Black at the Founding Seminar “Digital Student Data Depositories Worldwide”, 16 April 2012 Groningen, The Netherlands
I want to thank DUO, and especially its Director General, Rob Kerstens, for inviting me to this lovely place. And my appreciation to Regina Riemersma and Herman de Leeuw and the several European colleagues I have come to know as having mutual interests in digital student data portability.
The Asia-Pacific Academic Credit and Qualifications Bank captures the vision of Guillermo Pablo Lopez Andrade, Director-General at the Mexican SEP – the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Dirección General de Acreditación, Incorporación y Revalidación – on how central digital student data depositories could further academic and professional mobility and recognition within the Asia-Pacific region. Guillermo’s vision logically builds on the potential of SEP’s RODAC database – the Registro Nacional de Emisión, Validación e Inscripción de Documentos Académicos. Interestingly, G
Stanford University’s digital magazine on digital student data portability and the electronic student portfolio
The Groningen Declaration Network is honored to have been selected by Stanford University, Palo Alto (CA), USA to publish its very first digital magazine on e-portfolios and DSDP, Transcending the Maze: Moving Forward with Global Credentials.