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Harris, Judy; Wihak, Christine – International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education, 2018
The increasing availability of non-formal education in the form of Open Education Resources (OERs) and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) gives rise to the questions of how such education can be formally recognized for credit. Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR), and Qualification Frameworks are fields of practice actively engaged in…
Descriptors: Incidental Learning, Higher Education, Experiential Learning, Shared Resources and Services
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Hailemariam, Abebe – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
This article examines the long-run effect of higher education, measured in average years of tertiary schooling, on the level and growth rate of national per capita income. It uses an improved dataset on educational attainments which not only reduces measurement error but also overcomes data comparability issues and allows us to estimate the…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Higher Education, Educational History, Human Capital
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2018
The academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (beginning of the academic year, term times, holidays and examination periods). Differences between university and non-university study programmes are also highlighted. The information is available for 38 countries. [For the previous report "The Organisation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Universities, Public Colleges
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2017
This report focuses on the structure of mainstream education in European countries from preprimary to tertiary level for the 2017/18 school and academic year. Forty-three education systems are included covering 38 countries participating in the EU's Erasmus+ programme (28 Member States, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Switzerland, the former…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Preschool Education, Postsecondary Education
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2017
The academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (beginning of the academic year, term times, holidays and examination periods). Differences between university and non-university study programmes are also highlighted. The information is available for 37 countries. [For the previous report "The Organisation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Universities, Public Colleges
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2016
The academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (beginning of the academic year, term times, holidays and examination periods). Differences between university and non-university study programmes are also highlighted. The information is available for 37 countries. [For the previous report "The Organisation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Universities, Public Colleges
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2015
The academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (beginning of the academic year, term times, holidays and examination periods). Differences between university and non-university study programmes are also highlighted. The information is available for 38 countries. [For the previous report "The Organisation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Universities, Public Colleges
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2015
The academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (beginning of the academic year, term times, holidays and examination periods). Differences between university and non-university study programmes are also highlighted. The information is available for 38 countries. [For the previous report "The Organisation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Universities, Public Colleges
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2015
The academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (beginning of the academic year, term times, holidays and examination periods). Differences between university and non-university study programmes are also highlighted. The information is available for 38 countries. [For the previous report "The Organisation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Universities, Public Colleges
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Heuser, Brian L.; Drake, Timothy A.; Owens, Taya L. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2013
By examining the different methods and processes by which national data gathering agencies compile and submit their findings to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the authors (1) assess the methodological challenges of accurately reporting tertiary completion and graduation rates cross-nationally; (2) to examine the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Graduation Rate, Educational Indicators
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Shin, Jung Cheol; Lee, Soo Jeung; Kim, Yangson – Studies in Higher Education, 2013
This study analyzed whether research collaboration patterns differ across higher education systems based on maturity of the systems, their language, and their geographical region. This study found that collaboration patterns differ across higher education systems: academics in developed systems are more collaborative than their colleagues in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research, International Cooperation, Cooperation
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2013
This 2011/12 academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (beginning of the academic year, teaching activity, holidays, examination periods, and end of the academic year). Differences between university and non-university study programmes are also highlighted. [For the 2010/11 report, see ED593940.]
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Universities, Public Colleges
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2013
This 2009/10 academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (beginning of the academic year, teaching activity, holidays, examination periods, and end of the academic year). Differences between university and non-university study programmes are also highlighted.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Universities, Public Colleges
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2013
This 2010/11 academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (beginning of the academic year, teaching activity, holidays, examination periods, and end of the academic year). Differences between university and non-university study programmes are also highlighted. [For the 2009/10 report, see ED593939.]
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Universities, Public Colleges
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2013
This 2012/13 academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (beginning of the academic year, teaching activity, holidays, examination periods, and end of the academic year). Differences between university and non-university study programmes are also highlighted. [For the 2011/12 report, see ED593929.]
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Universities, Public Colleges
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