Groningen Declaration Network Newsletter: Issue 2, March 2016 No images? View the webversion
Welcome to Cape Town
Special Pre-Conference Message
Joe Samuels, CEO of SAQA, welcomes GDN​
South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) extends its warmest welcome to global delegates of the Groningen Declaration Network's Fifth Annual Meeting in Cape Town from 17-19 May 2016. Explore the many ways South Africa embodies the ideals of GDN.
Welcome to Cape Town!
 
Preview of the 2016 Conference Programme
Preview of the 2016 Conference Programme
Key Notes, Task Force Updates, Social Events and more!​
Take a look at a brief summary of GDN's agenda, which features concurrent sessions in three distinct streams of the Data Ecosystem, Policy and Technology. (The full conference programme is available to all GDN delegates through their personal registration pages.)
Preview the Programme
 
Profile of the African Qualifications Verification Network
The African Qualifications Verification Network
Learn how GDN delegates can get involved with our host continent
The African Qualifications Verification Network (AQVN) consists of 14 African countries, all committed to promoting genuine qualifications and building trust in African qualifications through the elimination of fraud. Opportunities abound for pilot projects, knowledge sharing and more.
AQVN: Promoting trust in Africa
 
Fifth Annual GDN Meeting: 17-19 May 2016 in Cape Town
Preparing for the Fifth Annual Meeting
17-19 May 2016 in Cape Town, South Africa
The 2016 Annual Groningen Declaration Network Meeting, which is on an invitation-only basis, will be hosted by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Learn how to prepare for the event, themed A Digital World for All.
Logistical details for Cape Town
 
Four-Way Collaboration among GDN Signatories
Deep Collaboration among GDN Signatories
Working together for truly global impact​
Four signatories of the Groningen Declaration Network (Digitary, Educational Perspectives, CollegeNET, and Stanford University) have developed a hub and spoke model for sharing student data -- without the need for a large, centralised hub.
Learn more about the model
 
Making Waves Globally
Making Waves Globally
Promoting the ideals of the Groningen Declaration Network
GDN signatories have been working hard to substantiate their commitment to the goal: Citizens worldwide should be able to consult and share their authentic educational data with whomever they want, whenever they want, wherever.
GDN's recent accomplishments
 
Groningen Declaration Network
Did you miss GDN's first newsletter?
Defining the Future of Digital Student Data Portability
The newsletter is your source for the latest updates on GDN pilot projects, presentations, Annual Meeting details, and more! If you have a story to tell or a case to sell, we encourage you to use this platform to reach out to peers in the Digital Student Data Ecosystem.
GDN's Inaugural Newsletter