Micro-credentials and learning passports

The recognition and transfer of individual credits through ECTS was created for an era of physical mobility, and is optimised accordingly. EU recognition instruments, such as the diploma supplement and the EQF, support the award of qualifications in the areas of formal learning, and are supported by recognition procedures for non-formal and informal learning.

While these tools can be used to support open education and virtual mobility, a number of caveats exist to their use, including that:

little to no guidance exists on how to document virtual mobility / open education experiences for the purposes of credit transfer;
procedures for recognition of prior learning or of non-formal/informal learning do not scale to the massive numbers of students enrolling in open education programmes such as MOOCs;
there is no European approach to recognising, transferring or scaling open education modules.

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Launch of AVAL – Added VALue Learning for Preeschool Teachers & Pedagogical Coordinators

The Center for Learning Innovation and Adult Learning takes part as the Hungarian partner in the newly launched AVAL project, funded within the Erasmus + programme, coordinated by the Madrid based World Association of Early Childhood Educators (AMEI-WAECE). The project will run for 24 months. The project will address the field of ethics and values […]

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Second edition of the D-TRANSFORM MOOC University Strategies in the Digital Age has been launched – join now

Join this self-paced MOOC (you can progress through the course at your own speed) to learn about digital resources, and especially OER and MOOCs, as a strategic factor for university transformation, with a special focus on teaching and learning processes.

The course promotes executive reflection on hands-on challenges and offers networking opportunities in a non-formal context.

The target audiences of the MOOC are: university rectors, vice-rectors, rector’s delegates for elearning, rector’s delegates for university third mission, deans of faculties, directors of operational units in higher education institutions and anybody interested in the digital strategy of universities.

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Short-term joint staff training in Kaunas

Teachers and trainers from consortium institutions need competences on digitalization of quality learning resources, on designing online and open collaborative learning activities and tutoring international diverse learner groups in order for them to be able to (re)develop curriculum adapting it for online, open and intercultural active learning. The VOCAL partners organise the first joint staff […]

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Higher educational experts from the EU discussed the questions of the digital transform in higher education on 29 April

Source: HRC website Higher educational leaders and significant actors from the sector took part in the 2nd dissemination event of the Digital Transform project, organized jointly by the Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme, the International Association of Universities and the Hungarian Rectors’ Conference on 29. April 2016 at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. After […]

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D-TRANSFORM website launch

Launch of project website The D-TRANSFORM project is a first attempt to set up a “University Leader Program” at the European level, addressed to university presidents and vice-presidents on the role of e-Education in shaping University strategies. It gathers together specialists of e-Education from various institutions (University, higher education ministries, consultancy in learning innovation, e-Education […]

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