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A Higher education credit accumulation and transfer strategy for Europe

A Higher education credit accumulation and transfer strategy for Europe

executive summary : a report based on aproject funded by the Department of Employment and conducted by the University of Teesside in collaboration with Bournemouth University

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMalcolm Hodgkinson.
ContributionsHodgkinson, Malcolm., Great Britain. Department of Employment., University of Teeside., Bournemouth University.
The Physical Object
Pagination12p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17119439M

  Such an approach, focused on the accumulation of knowledge and skills, would facilitate seamless transfer without credit loss, shift significant portions of higher education from seat-time to competency-based learning, allow the federal government to pay providers for outcomes based on objectively demonstrated mastery of learning, and help. The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) was firstly instituted in , within the Erasmus programme, as a method of transferring credits which students receive during their studies abroad into credits that are counted towards their degree, after they return to their home institution.

European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a standard means for comparing academic credits, i.e., the "volume of learning based on the defined learning outcomes and their associated workload" for higher education across the European Union and other collaborating European countries [1].For successfully completed studies, ECTS credits . Higher Education in Europe, v32 n p Oct The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) has been developed and instituted to facilitate student mobility and academic recognition. This paper presents, discusses, and illustrates the pertinence and the limitation of the current statistical distribution of the ECTS.

The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a student-centred system for credit transfer and accumulation that was initially developed to facilitate student mobility in the Erasmus programme. The ECTS convention is that 60 credits measures the workload of a full-time student during one academic year. Study achievements at higher education institutions are measured in accordance with the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS). Within the framework of the Bologna Process, the ECTS has become a key element in .


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European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a standard means for comparing academic credits, i.e., the "volume of learning based on the defined learning outcomes and their associated workload" for higher education across the European Union and other collaborating European countries.

For successfully completed studies, ECTS credits. A History of ECTS, - celebrates the 30th anniversary of the European credit system for higher education.

It is the first publication that documents the origin and the development of Author: Robert Wagenaar. ‘Review credit accumulation and transfer policy and practice in UK higher education’.

The project set out to review the current situation in relation to credit transfer in the UK countries, within its European context, providing an overview of policy and practice. Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS) is used by many universities in the United Kingdom to monitor, record and reward passage through a modular degree course and to facilitate movement between courses and institutions.

One credit is equivalent to 10 notional hours of study (contact time and allocation for self-study). For example, a university course of. ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) is a tool of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) for making studies and courses more transparent and thus helping to enhance the quality of higher education.

Credit Transfer in Higher Education. A review of the literature. March Emma Pollard, Kari Hadjivassiliou, Sam Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme or System: CCEA Council for the Curriculum, Examinations & Assessment technical literature is heavily dominated by literature focused on the system in Europe (the European Credit.

Research about using credit transfer between higher education institutions to support flexible study. Published 1 March credit, credit accumulation, credit transfer, and the systems and. The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a tool of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) for making studies and courses more transparent and thus helping to enhance the quality of higher education.

ECTS was instituted inwithin the Erasmus programme, as a way of transfer-ring credits that students earned during. Credit Accumulation and Transfer Policy_V4_ 9 LEGISLATIVE REFERENCES Bankseta Credit Accumulation and Transfer Policy () CHE Policy on the Recognition of Learning, Credit Accumulation and Transfer, and Assessment in Higher Education Draft Articulation Policy (DHET, ) National Policy for Credit Accumulation and Transfer (SAQA, ).

Department of Education, the Congress, the states, other education policymakers, practitioners, data users, and the 3 A potential transfer credit opportunity is a potential opportunity for postsecondary credits to move resulting in a higher number of potential transfer credit.

Academic credits in higher education in England.Gloucester: The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) QAA b. Higher education credit framework for England: Guidance on. Credit accumulation A process of achieving credits over time in relation to a planned programme of study.

Credit transfer A mechanism which allows credit awarded by a higher education (HE) awarding body to be recognised, quantified and included towards the credit requirements for a programme delivered by another HE provider and/or.

Figure Use of ECTS for credit accumulation and transfer by all higher education institutions, first- and second cycle programmes, students' perspective, /17 62 Figure Elements used for the calculation of ECTS points in public higher education institutions, students' perspective, /17 Credit transfer means the vertical, horizontal or diagonal transfer of credits towards a qualification or part qualification on the same or different level, usually between different programmes, departments or institutions.

A credit accumulation and transfer (CAT) system means an arrangement whereby. In Europe and The Netherlands a standard system is used to compare the performance of students in higher education institutions. This system is called the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System, also known as ECTS.

The key features of ECTS. ECTS credits correspond with certain workload criteria attributed to a higher educational. Visit the Customer Service Online Support Center or contact us below. Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday: AM to PM EST Phone: () Fax: () By Mail: McGraw-Hill P.O.

Box Columbus, OH Get order and. The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) established under the Bologna process awards credits for formal learning based on learning outcomes and student workload, and also facilitates the award by higher-education institutions of credits based on learning outcomes for non-formal and informal learning experiences.

A History of ECTS, Developing a World Standard for Credit Transfer and Accumulation in Higher Education Wagenaar, R., Dec, Bilbao and Groningen: International Tuning Academy. Research output: Book/Report › Book. European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) Key Features What is a credit system.

A credit system is a systematic way of describing an educational programme by attaching credits to its components. The definition of credits in higher education systems may be based on different parameters. The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is used across Europe for credit transfer between institutions of higher education.

This helps European higher educational institutions to translate academic credit marks between institutions. The System was developed as a result of the Bologna Process, an inter-governmental series of. Credit can be used to support your entry to a higher education programme of study.

As you accumulate credits, it can help make it easier for you to take a break from your study, as you progress through your chosen programme. Credit may also help you transfer to another programme either within the same institution or at a different institution.The Bologna Declaration states as one of the objectives the “establishment of a system of credits – such as in the ECTS system ()”.

By aiming at “widespread student mobility” and indicating that “credits could also be acquired in non-higher education contexts, including lifelong learning”, it called for a system of accumulation of credits, rather than just of transfer, the.The use of ECTS points is compulsory in higher education in Europe.

All Danish higher education programmes are described according to ECTS as a system for both credit transfer and academic credit accumulation towards the final degree.

ECTS-credits. One year of studies corresponds to 60 ECTS-credits and one semester corresponds to 30 ECTS-credits.