Learning Outcomes or Competences?

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Author(s)Lucien Bollaert

This latest year the learning outcomes have been the main theme of Bologna seminars and conferences. Rightly they are more and more considered to be central at the Bologna process. ECTS, (recognition of) mobility, quality assurance, employability, lifelong learning and qualification frameworks all cannot be set up and function without learning outcomes. At the same time institutions are confronted with the consequences in curricula, learning and evaluation methods and (educational) organisation. Since 2000 the learning cutcomes have been confronted with competences. The discussion culminated in the EQF and the ECTS-ECVET. Which way to go?

CategoriesModernising PHE within diversified HE » 2008 18th Annual Conference
TagsEHEA, competences, learning outcomes, LO, Bologna Process