Presentation on theme: "New developments for ECTS user’s guide"— Presentation transcript:
1New developments for ECTS user’s guide Raimonda MarkevicieneUNICA Bologna labBerlin, December 5-6, 2013
2Why? European higher education area Student centered learning New modes of teaching and learningDevelopment and adoption of other tools (ESG, NQFs, EQF, ECVET…)
3Who? European Commission – coordination of drafting and consultation Bologna experts nominated by countriesStakeholders’ associations (EUA, ENQUA, ESU)
4How? consultation consultation consultation Final version Bologna follow up groupStakeholders’ associationsMember states’ expertsconsultationconsultationconsultationFinal versionECTS Users’ guide
5Basic principles ECTS Key features LO+ Workload Allocation Credits AccumulationDocumentsAwardingTransferUse of creditsKey features
6Proposed 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
7Programme design Is this new? Consultation Definition of the profile Definition of Learning outcomesStructuring and credit allocationLearning outcomes for educational componentsIs this new?
8TLA Transparency and reliability Consistency /accountability Openness and flexibilityEffectivenessAssessment of achievementsDid we miss something?
9Recognition 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
10Grade 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?
11ECTS and Lifelong Learning Prior learningNon-formal learningInformal learningContinuing education
12ECTS Key documents Course catalogue Learning agreement Transcript of recordsChecklist of compulsory elementsChecklist of recommended contents
13ECTS and Quality Assurance ECTS for qualityQuality of ECTS
14New “mentions” Virtual mobility Mobility windows Joint Programmes INSTITUTIONAL RULESMOOCs - Massive Open Online CoursesOOCs – Open Online CoursesOER - Open Education resources