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Damiani, Maria Sticchi – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
This paper suggests that, although the Bologna process officially began in the late 1990s, the conditions that made it possible had already been created in the previous decade through the growing practice of international academic cooperation, mainly triggered by EU inter-institutional programmes. As the need for structural reforms in some higher…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation, International Organizations, Educational Change
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Barbato, Giovanni; Moscati, Roberto; Turri, Matteo – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
University teaching is under pressure to evolve in line with the social, cultural and economic changes of modern society. This process inevitably affects the professional profile of academics since it creates an increasing tension between the traditional modes of teaching and the learning styles and professional expectations of students. This…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Role, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Bergan, Sjur – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2019
The goal of the Bologna Process was to develop a European Higher Education Area within a decade. The goal and the process proved to be attractive, new countries steadily applied for accession, and the Bologna Process has brought about substantial reforms. At the same time, the drive and optimism of the early years has given way to more measured…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Alignment (Education), Educational Policy, Educational Cooperation
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Luckay, Melanie B. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2018
The focus of this article is on the re-design of a fourth year Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) programme at the University of the Western Cape (UWC). Due to the changes in teacher qualifications, as outlined in the 2015 "Minimum Requirements for Teacher Education Qualification" (MRTEQ) policy document, Higher Education Institutions were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Study, Bachelors Degrees, Curriculum Design
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Ladenheim, Roberta Inés; Hernández, Cecilia Inés – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2018
Healthcare professionals' education is evolving to meet people's needs towards a more comprehensive, collaborative and interdisciplinary training. In medical education in Argentina, in the context of international discussions around competence-based education (CBE), competence frameworks are being developed for undergraduate and postgraduate…
Descriptors: Health Services, Interdisciplinary Approach, Patients, Safety
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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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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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Alshamy, Alsaeed – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
The study aims at using the outcomes of Tuning Africa Project -- I to propose implications for policy and practice for enhancing the quality of Teacher Education Programmes in Egyptian higher education. It investigates the views of different stakeholders -- academics, students, graduates and employers -- who relate to three faculties in charge of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Quality
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Birtwistle, Tim; Brown, Courtney; Wagenaar, Robert – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
Higher Education institutions have, in the framework of the Bologna Process, been called to re-define their degree programmes on the basis of the learning outcomes approach. This implies a change of paradigm moving from teacher-centred to student-centred education. The Tuning project was set-up in 2000 to develop -- through a bottom-up approach --…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcome Based Education, Educational Change, Student Centered Learning
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Felix, Loussia P. Musse; de Azevedo, André Gomma – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
As one of the major Brazilian Law Schools, the University of Brasilia School of Law is at the forefront of a competence-based dispute resolution programme to be used in legal education and within the Brazilian Court system. Changes in Legal Education around the world obviate the need to integrate theoretical and practical perspectives at all…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Legal Education (Professions), Competency Based Education, Arbitration
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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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van der Hijden, Peter – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
Universities cater mainly for national audiences. But the days of splendid isolation are over. Students, graduates, faculty and staff vote with their feet. Institutions and system are, increasingly, involved in processes of regionalisation and globalisation. This article describes how a number of European initiatives are transforming the way…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Development, Educational Change
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Ssentamu, Proscovia Namubiru; Ezati, Betty Akullu; Bisaso, Ronald; Pekkola, Elias; Hölttä, Seppo – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
With the urge to Africanise the curriculum following colonisation, many African countries are still wary of the educational initiatives from the developed countries. However, with the clear curriculum design and development guidelines provided by various national Quality Assurance bodies, African countries need not fear migrating curricula from…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Partnerships in Education, Institutional Cooperation, Alignment (Education)
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Wagenaar, Robert – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
The competence and learning outcomes approach, which intends to improve effective performance of academic staff and students, is becoming dominant in today's higher education. This was quite different 15 years ago. This contribution aims to offer insight in the reforms initiated and implemented, by posing and answering the questions why the time…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Higher Education, Educational Change, Competency Based Education
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Rose, Luigi F. Donà dalle; Haug, Guy – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2013
This article provides an overview of the profiling of higher education programmes in Europe as part of the overall process of higher education reform in Europe over the past decade (2000-2012) and of the role of Tuning in this process. The article starts with a recall of the architecture and objectives of the change process, based on the interplay…
Descriptors: Profiles, Educational Change, Higher Education, Alignment (Education)
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