The ISIC Association participated on 21st September in the Standardization in Digital Credentials for Education workshop organized by the European Campus Card Association (ECCA). The workshop, held in collaboration with the University of Porto as part of the Digital Credentials for Europe Project (DC4EU), gathered nearly 80 participants from 27 countries.
The workshop was an opportunity to engage with diverse stakeholders from the education sector, including representatives from the European Student Card Initiative (ESCI), European Digital Student Service Infrastructure (EDSSI), European University Foundation, Erasmus Without Paper, myAcademicID and more. It served as a platform to explore the evolving landscape of digital credentials and their significance in the global education ecosystem.
Participants delved into the European Student Card Initiative, a pivotal project aimed at streamlining student identification and information exchange across Europe. The ESCI initiative seeks to create a standardized framework that will not only benefit European students but also facilitate international interactions.
Radek Klein, IT Manager of the ISIC Service Office, delivered a presentation on behalf of ISIC, sharing the organization’s expertise in the realm of student identification and services. By actively participating in this global dialogue, ISIC Association reaffirms its commitment to stay at the forefront of advancements in digital credentials and their implications for students and educational institutions worldwide.
As digital credentials continue to gain prominence, it is clear that standardization will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of education and ISIC Association remains dedicated to be part of it.