Presentation on theme: "New developments for ECTS user’s guide"— Presentation transcript:
1 New developments for ECTS user’s guide Raimonda MarkevicieneUNICA Bologna labBerlin, December 5-6, 2013
2 Why? European higher education area Student centered learning New modes of teaching and learningDevelopment and adoption of other tools (ESG, NQFs, EQF, ECVET…)
3 Who? European Commission – coordination of drafting and consultation Bologna experts nominated by countriesStakeholders’ associations (EUA, ENQUA, ESU)
4 How? consultation consultation consultation Final version Bologna follow up groupStakeholders’ associationsMember states’ expertsconsultationconsultationconsultationFinal versionECTS Users’ guide
5 Basic principles ECTS Key features LO+ Workload Allocation Credits AccumulationDocumentsAwardingTransferUse of creditsKey features
6 Proposed parts ECTS in EHEA ECTS key features Credits in programme design, delivery and monitoringTeaching, learning and assessment (TLA)ECTS in recognition and mobilityECTS in LLLECTS and Key documentsECTS and quality assuranceGlossary, annexes
7 Programme design Is this new? Consultation Definition of the profile Definition of Learning outcomesStructuring and credit allocationLearning outcomes for educational componentsIs this new?
8 TLA Transparency and reliability Consistency /accountability Openness and flexibilityEffectivenessAssessment of achievementsDid we miss something?
9 Recognition and mobility Golden rule of recognitionAgreed mobilityGrade distribution tablesInstitutional rules and regulationsEnsuring recognition:Choice of partnersIntegration of mobility into study programmesAllocation of responsibilitiesInteraction with students
10 Grade distribution table National/institution al grades (from highest to lowest passing grade)Number of passing grades awarded to the reference groupPercentage of each grade with respect to the total passing grades awardedCumulative percentage of passing grades awarded10505%910010%15%835035%50%730030%80%620020%100%Total:1,000Arewegoingdo…THIS?
11 ECTS and Lifelong Learning Prior learningNon-formal learningInformal learningContinuing education
12 ECTS Key documents Course catalogue Learning agreement Transcript of recordsChecklist of compulsory elementsChecklist of recommended contents
13 ECTS and Quality Assurance ECTS for qualityQuality of ECTS
14 New “mentions” Virtual mobility Mobility windows Joint Programmes INSTITUTIONAL RULESMOOCs - Massive Open Online CoursesOOCs – Open Online CoursesOER - Open Education resources