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Mai, Lan Thi Quynh – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2020
This research draws from theories of graduate employability and transferable skills and the TASE project's 13 graduate competences model, to explore the evaluation of the various stakeholders concerning the degree to which VNU graduates have acquired general competences. The survey measured three variables: (i) importance, (ii) achievement and…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, College Graduates, Foreign Countries, Employment Potential
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Edinova, Maria – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2020
The aim of this article is to explore the characteristics of the new model of PhD programs (using the case of SPSU) and to test the following hypothesis: the new model of PhD programs in Saint-Petersburg State University (SPSU) is relevant and useful for innovative development and knowledge economy formation. The hypothesis was tested according to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Educational Development, Graduate Study
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Zörner, Wilfried; Mahomed, Nawaz; Zulu, Ackim; Bader, Tobias; Tenthani, Chifundo; Cuamba, Boaventura; Chingosho, Hilton – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2020
The aim of this study was to develop the profile and competencies of a harmonised curriculum for a multi-country regional sector-specific higher education programme. The study, which was based on a case study of Renewable Energy involving six countries in Southern Africa, was based on established methodologies proposed by previous studies on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Environmental Education
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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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Holder, Nurul Atira Khairul Anhar; Sim, Zhi Liang; Foong, Chan Choong; Pallath, Vinod – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
The ability to reflect is an important generic competence especially for underperforming students as they have to analyse their previous learning experiences to improve on future academic performances. This action research describes the process of a team when developing a reflection guiding tool (RGT). As the underperforming students may have…
Descriptors: Reflection, Guidance, Medical Students, Expectation
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Abaida, Abdellah; Lakrari, Youssef; Abdouni, Abdeljabbar – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2017
To provide research insights in line with the Tuning project approach, we estimate the effects of competences on wages of higher education graduates with work experience. Using the conventional earnings regressions methods (Mincer equation) on data from a survey of graduates, we investigate the way in which the labour market reacts and rewards…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, College Graduates, Higher Education
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Hodzic, Sabina – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
The aim of the present study was to explore the perspective for entrepreneurship among PhD students coming from variety of disciplines. More precisely, to identify the most important entrepreneurial competences for succeeding in the entrepreneurial venture, to explore whether these competences are being developed during the 3rd cycle studies, and…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Employment Potential, Entrepreneurship, Job Skills
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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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Donà dalle Rose, Luigi F. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
We explore on the basis of a simple survey tool the "perceived" impact of the Erasmus mobility experience on the improvement of the thirty generic competences of the Tuning Europe list. We rely on a self-assessment procedure, i.e. on data collected by the Erasmus Office of the University of Padova, Italy, through end-of-stay…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Mobility, College Students, Competence
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Dias, Iris V.; Fernández Guillermet, Armando; Rubau, Carina E.; Tovar Toulouse, María M. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
Research ability can be thought of as a competence, which requires other abilities -- both generic and specific -- to be successfully developed. In this study, we determine the degree of importance that the 21 specific competences (SCs) established in the Tuning Latin America (Tuning-LA) Project, have in the acquisition of research ability in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Skills, Chemistry, Science Instruction
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Beneitone, Pablo; Bartolomé, Edurne – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
The article addresses the issue of generic competences across different cultural contexts in the world. Using the Tuning projects data collected in Europe, Latin America, Africa and Russia, and focusing on graduates´ perspective, the authors aim to classify and compare the list of generic competences throughout all geographic regions covered by…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Cultural Context, College Graduates, Competence
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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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Hahn, Karola; Teferra, Damtew – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2013
This article explores the state of higher education in Africa as it relates to the experience and lessons learned in the Tuning African higher education project. It analyses the specific African dimension of the methodology, its contribution to the reform efforts in teaching and learning, and the critical issues vital for quality enhancement and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Alignment (Education), Educational Quality