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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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González, Julia; Yarosh, Maria – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2013
The development of degree profiles is an important art which has become quite specialized in recent years. This article concentrates on the analysis of the importance of the role of degree profiles in the design of degrees and, as a consequence, in Higher Education in general. It analyses, particularly, the work of the Tuning Project and its main…
Descriptors: Profiles, Alignment (Education), Higher Education, Educational Cooperation