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Nabaho, Lazarus; Turyasingura, Wilberforce; Aguti, Jessica Norah; Andama, Felix Adiburu – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2020
Since the 1990s, university governance has attracted the attention of scholars. However, most of the extant studies focus on the governance of national-level universities and use national regulatory frameworks. Therefore, there is a dearth of studies that hinge on the governance of supranational higher education institutions, such as the Pan…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governance, College Administration, Higher Education
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Cassar, Maria – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2020
Individuals seeking refuge in host countries is a global reality. Some of these individuals are qualified nurses. If, and when, the documents pertaining to a nurse qualification are not presented to the respective authorities of a host country, the challenges for these qualified nurses to secure registration and employment as nurses are numerous…
Descriptors: Nursing, Competence, Global Approach, Credentials
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Nabaho, Lazarus; Turyasingura, Wilberforce – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
Quality assurance of African higher education is at the top of the region's development agenda. Prompted by the imperative to enhance the quality of higher education, the Africa Union Commission is implementing the African Quality Rating Mechanism (AQRM). The AQRM is a continental tool that affords higher education institutions an opportunity to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Higher Education, Educational Quality
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Zabotkina, Vera; Korovkina, Marina; Sudakova, Olga – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
The article demonstrates the application of the modular competence-based approach for the design of a Master degree programme in translation studies. The case study is based on output materials produced during the lifetime of the Tuning Russia project involving a number of Russian universities, one of which is the Russian State University for the…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Masters Programs, Translation, Foreign Countries
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Del Canto Viterale, Francisco – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2018
Since its foundation, the university has always been a relevant actor within the international system as the main producer and transmitter of scientific knowledge. Considered as a global actor and historically interrelated with multiple agents at the national and international level, the university must now face new and powerful challenges within…
Descriptors: Universities, College Role, Global Approach, Social Change
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McInerney, Daniel J. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2018
The U.S.-based American Historical Association (AHA), the largest -- and most influential -- professional organization for historians, was the first disciplinary society in the world to lead a Tuning project, launching its work in 2012. This essay analyzes a survey distributed to historians on campuses that have taken part in the AHA Tuning…
Descriptors: Professional Associations, Historians, Alignment (Education), Educational Cooperation
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Zhuang, Tengteng; Xu, Xiaoshu – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2018
Since becoming a formal signatory of the Washington Accord in 2016, China has outlined an initiative 'New Engineering Education' (NEE) to reform its engineering education at university level. This paper elaborates upon the NEE initiative by presenting analysis of its domestic and international context, the goals of the initiative, how the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Cinque, Maria – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
The world of work is changing profoundly, at a time when the global economy is not creating a sufficient number of jobs. Many documents issued by the EU and various researches, carried out by companies and human resources experts, point out that the so-called "soft" skills are closely connected with employability, particularly for young…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Employment Opportunities, Job Skills, Definitions
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Hakky, Rafee – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
It is well established that Tuning's development of the concept of competences for the improvement of what is referred to as student-centered approach has proven itself beneficial in developing higher education programs. This paper examines the application of competences suggested by Tuning-MEDA to the benefit of teaching architecture. Two courses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Building Design, Architectural Education, Competency Based Education
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Suñé, Letícia Soares de Vasconcelos Sampaio; Urquiza, Roberto de Armas – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
A comparative education analysis between the competence-based curriculum deployed at the Deusto University and the Tiradentes University was done. The analysis has focused on the following aspects: Educational theories; Curriculum design; Psycho-pedagogical guidelines; Teaching, learning and evaluation methodologies; Planning of execution;…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Alignment (Education), Comparative Education, Competency Based Education
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Kouwenaar, Kees – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
The majority of efforts to improve admission to master's programmes in Europe for students with a bachelor's from outside the providing university have been focused on standardization of defined outcomes of bachelor's degrees and improvement in mechanisms for recognition of diplomas and degree. With growing diversity within and around these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masters Programs, College Admission, Admission Criteria
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Bedny, Alexander; Erushkina, Liliya; Kuzenkov, Oleg – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
An analysis is presented of the experience of modernising undergraduate educational programs using the TUNING methodology, based on the example of the area of studies "Fundamental computer science and information technology" (FCSIT) implemented at Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod (Russia). The algorithm for reforming…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Alignment (Education), Curriculum Development, Academic Standards
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Isaacs, Ann Katherine – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
In recent years, for a variety of reasons, higher education has begun to be considered much more frequently than previously in terms of 'regions', or 'macro-regions'. Although for decades countries sharing some characteristics, or perceived as geographically or culturally closely related to each other, have promoted forms of cooperation between…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Alignment (Education), Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions
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Tamez, Carlos Vargas – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
The role of higher education in promoting economic growth and social cohesion has been recognised in multiple international documents, programmes and strategies. Likewise, a number of countries and higher education institutions worldwide have introduced policies that aim at fostering learners' employability, active citizenship, personal…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Educational Policy, World Problems, Global Approach
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Ssentamu, Proscovia Namubiru – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
This paper reviews the ideological trends in initial teacher education curricula in East African universities during the post-independent and contemporary times. From the mid-1960s and mid-1980s, initial teacher education curricula were integrated and harmonised with support from the East African Community whose efforts were coordinated by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ideology, Educational Trends, Preservice Teacher Education
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