Presentation on theme: "Bruno Dallago Graz, 10 June 2010 CoDe Joint European Master in Comparative Local Development."— Presentation transcript:
Bruno Dallago Graz, 10 June 2010 CoDe Joint European Master in Comparative Local Development
Master CoDe2 Mission and approach 1.Balances and combines global and idiosyncratic issues and approaches; 2.Integrates codified and tacit knowledge and competences with theory and case-studies; 3.Interdisciplinary and comparative; 4.Integrates teaching and research.
Master CoDe33 Main features In line with Bologna process: 2 years/120 ECTS Students mobility: –1 st year: Coordinating University –2 nd year: 1 st term: EU Rotation University; 2 nd term: any Partner University (optional modules offered based on partners areas of excellence). Lecturers mobility integrate students mobility; Jointness and embeddedness; Spillovers and Alumni.
Master CoDe44 Activities Pre-programme and introductory course Modules and laboratories : mandatory (60 ECTS) and elective (30) Internship and research (10), dissertation (20) Group work, field visits, online teaching and methodology
Master CoDe5 The Consortium
Master CoDe66 Governance Network of Partners with equal rights and duties (one partner-one vote); Unity and consistency of activities implementation and budget management; Trust building: making decisions on the basis of shared rules and selected unanimity rule; Assessment and adaptation.
Master CoDe7 Strength of Accreditation Coordination among accreditation bodies; Accreditation experts, academic and subject experts, student representative; Interaction between the Accreditation Committee and the course; Self-evaluation report with standardised grid; Site visit meeting and interactionwith all the partners.
Master CoDe8 Weaknesses Lack of an Italian Accreditation Body; National norms fail to offer clear joint procedures; Self-evaluation report questions not always clear, leading to misinterpretation; Uneven implementation of time deadlines.
Master CoDe9 What can be improved Inclusion of a comparative glossary and explanation of technical terminology and unambiguous guidelines; Participation of employers for assessing employability perspectives; Evaluation of jointness and value to substantive issues and standards in respect of fundamental formal ones.
Master CoDe10 Challenges Improving operational knowledge of and interaction among national requirements and regulation; Compatibility of national regulations and convergence of work styles/timing also in specific areas or issues; Convergence towards a common European track for joint programmes; Employers and third countries acceptance of joint degrees.