|Author(s)||Magda Kirsch, Yves Beernaert|
EURASHE's study on Level 5: the Missing Link intended to follow-up the situation of Short Cycle Higher Education (SCHE) after the 2003 TSC study in Europe; to check whether SCHE contributes to the objectives of the strategic framework for European cooperation in education and training (‘ET 2020’) and Whether SCHE contributes to the objectives of the Leuven Communiqué.
The study covers the socio-economic context of SCHE, its definition and ambiguous definition regarding level 5 EQF, the objective, duration and curricula of SCHE. It goes over QA, accreditation, the use of ECTS and diploma supplements. It studies the link between SCHE with degree studies and employment, the degree of flexibility of SCHE students. It explores the link with the labour market, specifically the local one. It exposes the profile of students and teachers.
The study led to recommendations:
|Categories||Modernising PHE within diversified HE » Representation, L5Missing|