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1 New developments for ECTS user’s guide
Raimonda Markeviciene UNICA Bologna lab Berlin, December 5-6, 2013

2 Why? European higher education area Student centered learning
New modes of teaching and learning Development and adoption of other tools (ESG, NQFs, EQF, ECVET…)

3 Who? European Commission – coordination of drafting and consultation
Bologna experts nominated by countries Stakeholders’ associations (EUA, ENQUA, ESU)

4 How? consultation consultation consultation Final version
Bologna follow up group Stakeholders’ associations Member states’ experts consultation consultation consultation Final version ECTS Users’ guide

5 Basic principles ECTS Key features LO+ Workload Allocation Credits
Accumulation Documents Awarding Transfer Use of credits Key features

6 Proposed parts ECTS in EHEA ECTS key features
Credits in programme design, delivery and monitoring Teaching, learning and assessment (TLA) ECTS in recognition and mobility ECTS in LLL ECTS and Key documents ECTS and quality assurance Glossary, annexes

7 Programme design Is this new? Consultation Definition of the profile
Definition of Learning outcomes Structuring and credit allocation Learning outcomes for educational components Is this new?

8 TLA Transparency and reliability Consistency /accountability
Openness and flexibility Effectiveness Assessment of achievements Did we miss something?

9 Recognition and mobility
Golden rule of recognition Agreed mobility Grade distribution tables Institutional rules and regulations Ensuring recognition: Choice of partners Integration of mobility into study programmes Allocation of responsibilities Interaction with students

10 Grade distribution table
National/institution al grades (from highest to lowest passing grade) Number of passing grades awarded to the reference group Percentage of each grade with respect to the total passing grades awarded Cumulative percentage of passing grades awarded 10 50 5% 9 100 10% 15% 8 350 35% 50% 7 300 30% 80% 6 200 20% 100% Total: 1,000 Are we going do… THIS?

11 ECTS and Lifelong Learning
Prior learning Non-formal learning Informal learning Continuing education

12 ECTS Key documents Course catalogue Learning agreement
Transcript of records Checklist of compulsory elements Checklist of recommended contents

13 ECTS and Quality Assurance
ECTS for quality Quality of ECTS

14 New “mentions” Virtual mobility Mobility windows Joint Programmes
INSTITUTIONAL RULES MOOCs - Massive Open Online Courses OOCs – Open Online Courses OER - Open Education resources

15 Thank you for your attention! Questions?

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