Groningen Declaration Network

The Groningen Declaration Network seeks common ground in best serving the academic and professional mobility needs of citizens worldwide by bringing together stakeholders in the digital student data ecosystem at its Annual Meeting.

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Annual Meeting UPAEP, Puebla, Mexico, April 24 26 2019

FEANI is one of the Signatories of The Groningen Declaration. The Groningen Declaration Network is an international, non-profit and voluntary network of like-minded organizations and individuals that want to make digital student data portability happen. It’s Global Founding Seminar took place in 2012. Today it consists of participants and signatories of over 29 countries worldwide.

The Network builds on the Groningen Declaration. Citizens worldwide should be able to consult and share their authentic educational data with whomever they want, whenever they want, wherever they are. In order to get there, the declaration wants to establish a global area of convergence on digital student data depositories, while respecting their autonomy and diversity. It wants to look into privacy rights, ownership of data, identification, access and forwarding/sharing of data, next to compatibility and comparability of data. This is a declaration of intent, with no binding power. The Board of Directors cannot ask participants to do things other than voluntarily. 

The Groningen Declaration Network seeks common ground in best serving the academic and professional mobility needs of citizens worldwide by bringing together stakeholders in the digital student data ecosystem at its Annual Meeting. The purpose of the Groningen Declaration Network is:

The  Network seeks to achieve its objectives by: