GDPR in education

Institutions must comply with European privacy legislation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), when using personal data, in order to guarantee the privacy of students and their data. This does have consequences for educational innovation with IT, for example online education and the use of study data.

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Online education

To teach online, digital tools are needed. When collecting and analyzing data, personal data is often processed: data that directly or indirectly say something about individuals, such as students and instructors. SURF offers secure tools and a step-by-step plan to help institutions comply with the GDPR.

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