Presentation on theme: "10 June 2010 Christina Rozsnyai1 TEAM II: Master CoDe WS 3: Joint European Master in Comparative Local Development Master CoDe Project METHODOLOGY ECA/TEAM."— Presentation transcript:
10 June 2010 Christina Rozsnyai1 TEAM II: Master CoDe WS 3: Joint European Master in Comparative Local Development Master CoDe Project METHODOLOGY ECA/TEAM II Dissemination Conference Joint Program s : Too M any C ooks in the K itchen? Graz, 10-11 June 2010
10 June 2010 Christina Rozsnyai2 TEAM II: Master CoDe Master CoDe Consortium partners: –University of Trento, Italy (coordinator) –Corvinus University, Hungary –University of Ljubljana, Slovenia –University of Regensburg, Germany Participating agencies for the CoDe program: –Hungarian Accreditation Committee (coordinator) –German Accreditation Council –Slovenian Council for Higher Education –no Italian agency!
Christina Rozsnyai3 TEAM II: Master CoDe Methodology: –agencies write joint Standards and Criteria!!!, 5 Oct. 2009 written compilation of three agency criteria –under cosideration of ECA Principles for Accreditation Procedures for Joing Programs meeting in Bp. with agency participants –to discuss joint standards and stake out procedure –SER Guidelines based on S&G, 5 Oct. 2009 10 June 2010
Christina Rozsnyai4 TEAM II: Master CoDe Methodology (cont.) : –Agencies select experts, by end October 2009 condition: –considering ECA Common Principles for the Selection of Experts (which was compatible with agencies own practices) –no conflict-of-interest, –agency team agrees on experts –Exptert team composition two specialists in the field from Slovenia and Hungary one expert from business/industry from Germany one Italian student representative proposed by ESU on request of ECA/NVAO team secretary from HAC
10 June 2010 Christina Rozsnyai5 TEAM II: Master CoDe Methodology (cont.) –agencies write guidelines for experts, end Nov. 2009 –CoDe writes SER by 31 Dec. 2009 –site visit in Trento February 2010 –experts write report by end March –accreditation decision in April-September? by each agency
10 June 2010 Christina Rozsnyai6 TEAM II: Master CoDe Lessons learned –agency standards very diverse (content and format) –national procedures very different Italy: only internal QA for program, no external QA element Germany: criteria for program accr. contain institutional elements, Hungarian criteria are separate for institutions, programs, foreign programs –accreditation decision based on single site visit, to Trento !!
10 June 2010 Christina Rozsnyai7 TEAM II: Master CoDe TEAM II expected outcome –a viable methodology for international joint programs –revision of current procedures based on this methodology Challenge –to be able to produce one set of standards and procedures acceptable for local agency and in international joint accreditation within the framework of the very different existing standards and procedures at the various agencies