SURF and Kennisnet developed a Value Framework
The increasing digital transformation of education offers many advantages. At the same time, digital transformation is putting pressure on essential public values. To facilitate discussion about these developments within education and research, SURF and Kennisnet, together with experts, have developed the Values Framework.
SURF and public values
Since its establishment, SURF has been guided by important public values such as accessibility, reliability, freedom of choice, and privacy. How are these values intertwined with SURF's activities?
Gather or be devoured
During the SURF Education Days 2019, Christien Bok (impulse manager for educational innovation at SURF) gave a keynote in which she called on higher education to quickly reach agreements on open standards. To prevent being devoured by the big platforms and the Big Five.
Keynote Gather or be devoured (in Dutch)
A long-term vision of public values
Educational institutions are faced with a dilemma: how do they safeguard public values in the face of the massive use of commercial platforms for online education? Karen Maex (UvA), José van Dijck (UU) and Christien Bok (SURF) consider possible solutions.