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Promoting the EQF Learning Outcomes Approach within European Universities. The Learning Outcomes approach: a gateway to integrate open and informal learning within Higher Education. UNILO : a European consortium supporting the «Learning Outcomes Revolution» in the EHEA.

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Promoting the eqf learning outcomes approach within european universities

Promoting the EQF Learning Outcomes Approach within European Universities

The Learning Outcomes approach: a gateway to integrate open and informal learning within Higher Education


Unilo a european consortium supporting the learning outcomes revolution in the ehea

UNILO: a European consortium supporting the «Learning Outcomes Revolution» in the EHEA

HigherEducationinstitutions, consulting/private researchorganisations and Qualification Authorities from 9 countriescommitted to:

  • Encourage the take up of Learning outcomes in Highereducationinstitutions, in particular by course/programme managers, careersguidanceofficers and students;

  • Enhance the use of Learning Outcomes;

  • Create self-sustainingcapability, whichcontinue promoting the Learning Outcomes approachafterthe end of the project.


The unilo consortium

The UNILO Consortium

  • University of Granada (ES)

  • Scienter Espana (ES)

  • University of Padua (IT)

  • Scienter (IT)

  • The Estonian Qualification Authority (EE)

  • Erlangen University (DE)

  • Jagiellonian University (PL)

  • University of Porto (PT)

  • University of Nicosia (CY)

  • Budapest University of Technology (HU)

  • Cambridge Professional Development (UK)


What are learning outcomes for

What are Learning Outcomes for?

  • Learning Outcomes allow courses/programmes to be expressed in terms of what a learner/student is expected to be able to do by the end of the course/programme (knowledge, skills, competences)

  • They represent the common currency of lifelong learning systems: EQF,QF-EHEA, and more…


Supporting the learning outcomes revolution why

Supporting the «Learning Outcomes Revolution»: Why?

  • Avoid the development of two isolated frameworks, the EQF and the QF-EHEA through the common “language” of learning outcomes, hereby promoting life-long and life-wide learning

  • Support transparent dialogueamong and within learning systems, also on an international(-ization) perspective

  • Build bridges with the labour market and the world of work, making higher education relevant to society and unfolding its transformative potential

  • Make higher education’s offer transparent and enhance quality assurance and student awareness


What can an authentic los approach change

What can an authentic LOs approach change?

  • Recognition of any form of learning strategy and related outcomes

  • Transformation of teaching and assessment practices towards a learning outcomes approach

  • Approach to international mobility and recognition of titles

  • Responsiveness to labour market and social needs


Supporting the learning outcomes revolution how

Supporting the «Learning Outcomes Revolution»: How?

  • Identify current use of Learning Outcomes and their constraints and opportunities…

    • The Institutional “State of Art”

    • The Awareness level and current implementation

    • The criticalities, sensitive issues, and bottlenecks in adopting a learning outcomes approach in the different stakeholders views

  • Identify and Investigate “Leading Examples” of LOs implementation in HE…

  • Create a Community of Practice of those interested in the use of LOs in Higher Education

  • Develop and distribute a toolkit for effective implementation of Los in HE


The unilo toolkit

The UNILO toolkit

  • A set of instruments helping various HE stakeholders - including course developers, careers officers, QA manager, employers and students - in making the best of Learning Outcomes


The unilo toolkit1

The UNILO toolkit

  • Organizational self-assessment tool

  • Guidelines for Los assessment

  • Student’s guide to Learning Outcomes

  • Things to avoid

  • Useful examples

  • ICT tools

  • Glossary

  • Process


Get involved in unilo

Get involved in UNILO!

  • Visit UNILO website atwww.unilo.eu

  • Participate in the community of practicehttp://empleo.ugr.es/unilo/community.asp

  • Visitus on facebook and followus on Twitter

    Thankyou!

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