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Groningen Declaration Network

The Groningen Declaration Network (GDN) brings together key stakeholders in the digital student data ecosystem to make real the concept of global digital student data portability. Network participants envision learners worldwide should be able to digitally consult and share their authentic educational data with whomever they want, whenever they want, wherever they are.

As AACRAO works to advance and enhance the mobility of learning in the US, we partner with organizations that are aligned toward the same goal. The GDN supports the development of a global mobility ecosystem supported by policy and technical infrastructure that ensures equity and accessibility.

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Melanie Gottlieb and other members presenting at the GDN Annual Meeting.

Focused on Global Learner Data Portability

Oct 31, 2022

Highlights, updates, and more from the Annual Groningen Declaration Network Meeting held in the Netherlands.

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Groningen Declaration Network Holds Annual Meeting

Nov 1, 2021

Groningen Declaration Network (GDN) to hold upcoming hybrid meeting in Ottawa, Canada.

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MyCreds: Canadian registrar association launches national credential wallet

Dec 13, 2020

Helping universities deliver bilingual digitized and portable transcripts and credentials.

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Registration open: Groningen Declaration Network Annual Meeting

Jan 13, 2020

The meeting in Delhi will bring together higher education professionals and other stakeholders dedicated to the global mobility of learners.

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Groningen Declaration Meeting 2020: Call for Proposals open

Aug 13, 2019

Welcoming proposals on credential evaluation and recognition, SIS development, and more.

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AACRAO and ARUCC recommit to partnership

May 14, 2019

Looking forward to collaboration on GDN, research, and more with the Canadian registrars’ association.

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AACRAO attends GDN Meeting in Puebla

May 13, 2019

Discussion included foreign credentials evaluation in China by the Chinese Service for Scholarly Exchange (CSCSE) and much more.

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AACRAO meets with European education ministries

Jun 18, 2018

AACRAO and IIE served as the U.S. delegation at the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) Ministerial Conference in Paris.

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AACRAO attends Groningen Declaration Network meeting in Paris

May 8, 2018

AACRAO serves on the board of the GDN, which functions as a think tank and sandbox supporting Digital Student Data Portability.

GDN Confirmation of Signatory Status Certificate

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Groningen Declaration

Serving the academic and professional mobility needs of citizens world wide by bringing together key stakeholders in the Digital Student Data Ecosystem

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