The UNICA BL meeting offered a unique opportunity to meet and exchange insights and ideas on the latest developments of the EHEA.
The following topics were discussed:
- Building Bridges and overcoming differences: the methodology of the Be-twin ECTS and ECVET project.
UNICA is involved in the Be-twin project, a very challenging initiative coordinated by the Chambre de Commerce de Paris. Within this project, UNICA was responsible for the preparation of a methodology to link ECVET and ECTS credits
. The methodology is already completed and we have the pleasure to provide you with the electronic publication in attachment
. Ms Vera Statsna, UNICA expert from Charles University Prague, together with Prof. Arthur Mettinger, chair of the UNICA Bologna Lab, presented the Be-twin methodology at the UNICA BL meeting.
- Lithuanian employers' view on competencies of higher education graduates in the context of European trends and findings: Prof. Arunas Poviliunas's presentation
presented the findings of the national project coordinated by the University of Vilnius: “Development of the Concept of the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) at the National Level: Harmonization of the Credit and Implementation of the Learning Outcomes Based Study Programme Design”.
- Bologna and Mobility: The ministers responsible for higher education in 46 countries participating in the Bologna Process agreed in April 2009 in Leuven and Louvain-la-Neuve that „In 2020, at least 20% of those graduating in the European Higher Education Area should have had a study or training period abroad“ . During the BL meeting in Vilnius the participants discussed what steps have been taken to reach this target at European, national, and institutional levels.
- Higher Education Reform Expertise in the framework of the UNICA Conferences for Bologna and Tempus Experts: Speakers and Expertise providers
- Student fees- is a European regulation possible?
- JOIMAN: Joint Programmes - Challenges and Opportunities presentation
by Ms Raimonda Markeviciene, University of Vilnius