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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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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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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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Cross, Jeffrey S.; Ekawati, Estiyanti; Fukahori, Satoko; Obi, Shinnosuke; Saito, Yugo; Tandian, Nathanael P.; Triawan, Farid – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2017
Following on the 2008-2012 OECD Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes (AHELO) feasibility study of civil engineering, in Japan a mechanical engineering learning outcomes assessment working group was established within the National Institute of Education Research (NIER), which became the Tuning National Center for Japan. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Item Banks, Outcome Based Education
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Olaeta, Javier Villar – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2017
Ethical competencies are included in all competency-based education models and are considered essential for the professional preparation of students, especially in terms of their professional conduct and workplace preparedness. As such, the Tuning Academy, along with incorporating ethical competencies in its group of generic competencies, also…
Descriptors: Social Change, Social Responsibility, Service Learning, Ethics
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Mitchell, Terence Nigel – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
The November 2014 issue of the Tuning Journal appeared under the theme "Policy and Implementation: Actions for Curriculum Reform". This article is a personal reflection on the role of curricula in achieving the aims of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and beyond. Its background is the postulate that the most important goals of…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Student Mobility
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Deardorff, Darla K. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
Given the increasing demand for interculturally competent graduates and employees, it is incumbent upon the Tuning community to incorporate intercultural competence into Tuning Frameworks. With the growing diversity in the world today, beyond national diversity, intercultural competence cuts across disciplines, subjects, and contexts. This essay…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Alignment (Education), Guidelines, Definitions
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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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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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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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Varella, Evangelia A. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
The European Chemistry Thematic Network is a non-profit making association focused on enhancing the quality and harmonising the features of chemical education and training all over the European Higher Education Area. In the context of quality assurance, it developed European Quality Labels in Chemical Sciences, which were initiated in the frame of…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance
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Aardema, Bastiaan L.; Churruca Muguruza, Cristina – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
The article presents the European Universities on Professionalisation on Humanitarian Action (EUPRHA) Project as an initiative that seeks to contribute to the professionalisation and quality assurance of the humanitarian sector. Its purpose is to explain the approach and the process leading to the development of the Humanitarian Action…
Descriptors: Social Values, Quality Assurance, Qualifications, Foreign Countries
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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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Sackey, Samuel M.; Ancha, Venkata Ramayya; Chinyama, Moses P. M.; Onana, Charles Awono; Danwe, Raïdandi; Megahed, Mohammad M.; Delpouve, Béatrice; Chama, Shadreck; Mahomed, Nawaz; Kayibanda, Venant; Mukeba Yakasham, Léonard Kabeya; Müller, André – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2014
This paper describes the contribution of the Tuning Methodology toward harmonisation of undergraduate mechanical engineering programmes in Africa. This methodology is an interactive process in which academics develop high quality curricula and learning standards for students through the identification of generic and subject specific competences in…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Higher Education, International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation
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