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Serrano, Dolores R.; Dea-Ayuela, Maria Auxiliadora; Gonzalez-Burgos, Elena; Serrano-Gil, Alfonso; Lalatsa, Aikaterini – European Journal of Education, 2019
Blended learning has risen in popularity in the last two decades as it has been shown to be an effective approach for accommodating an increasingly diverse student population in higher education and enriching the learning environment by incorporating online teaching resources. Blending significant elements of the learning environment such as…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Online Courses
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Hauptman Komotar, Maruša – European Journal of Education, 2019
Global university rankings are a worldwide trend that emerged in times of the globalisation and internationalisation of higher education. Universities worldwide are now striving to become "world-class" institutions and are constantly aiming to improve their ranking position. Global rankings of universities are thus perceived by many as…
Descriptors: Universities, Global Approach, Reputation, International Education
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Pavlin, Samo – European Journal of Education, 2019
The "employability" paradigm is beginning to be publicly regarded as one of the key developmental paths and "modernisation" principles of higher education institutions. In this context, the article first overviews the existing practices for tracking graduates' early careers in Europe. Next, it identifies and discusses relevant…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Employment Potential, Higher Education, Careers
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Calero, Jorge; Murillo Huertas, Inés P.; Raymond Bara, Josep Lluís – European Journal of Education, 2019
The main aim of this article is to analyse the change of adult skills, as captured by cognitive skills assessed in PIAAC, across age cohorts, taking into account that the quality of schooling may change from one cohort to another. We estimate a model that relates numeracy and literacy skills to age, schooling, gender and variables related to both…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Numeracy, Literacy, Adult Learning
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Vukasovic, Martina; Birkholz, Julie; Brankovic, Jelena – European Journal of Education, 2019
While the European Parliament is increasingly involved in EU governance, its role in policy developments in domains of strategic importance for the EU has not been the focus of many studies. In this article, we analyse a new digital dataset containing more than 10,000 speeches delivered in the European Parliament plenary between 1999 and 2014 and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Educational Policy, Government (Administrative Body)
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Amorim, José Pedro – European Journal of Education, 2018
Increasing mature students' access to higher education (HE) is a worldwide priority. In Portugal, the 23+ policy which was launched ten years ago opened HE to these students. A critical analysis of eight years' data on the universe of mature candidates in HE in Portugal shows that this "opening" varies in inverse ratio to the social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Students, Access to Education, Higher Education
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Ryan, Cathal; Bergin, Michael; Titze, Sylvia; Ruf, Wolfgang; Kunz, Stefan; Wells, John S. G. – European Journal of Education, 2018
The implementation within Europe of a credit system for vocational education and training known as ECVET is a European Commission priority. The potential for permeability between the ECVET and European Credit Transfer and accumulation System (ECTS) was foreseen in the Recommendation to establish ECVET in 2009, while the Bruges Communique of 2010…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Vocational Education, College Credits, College Transfer Students
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Reay, Diane – European Journal of Education, 2018
Educational transitions experienced within a context of wide and growing inequalities such as England result in very different transition experiences to those experienced by young people growing up in relatively equitable societies with strong communal links. Transitions of working class young people in England are beset with competition,…
Descriptors: Working Class, Foreign Countries, Competition, Individualism
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Sanchez-Gelabert, Albert; Figueroa, Mijail; Elias, Marina – European Journal of Education, 2017
An analysis of the phenomenon of combining work and study amongst university students is made using data obtained from surveys of graduates carried out four years after finishing their degrees. First, the article reviews the evolution of the phenomenon over the last ten years, taking into account the Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Labor Market, Statistical Analysis, Sampling
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Román-Martínez, Isabel; Gómez-Miranda, María-Elena; Sánchez-Fernández, Juan – European Journal of Education, 2017
The backbone of the European innovation strategy is knowledge transfer from universities to companies, the programmes supporting the creation of university spin-offs being one of its pillars. In order to achieve a better understanding of this kind of entrepreneurial activity in Spain, this article analyses the relationship between research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Higher Education, School Business Relationship
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Sweetman, Rachel – European Journal of Education, 2017
Learning outcomes are presented as a tool that can enhance teaching and learning in higher education, in particular by fostering student-centred learning. However, the ways in which this change can and should take place and the specific kinds of enhancement involved are often unclear. This article analyses common claims about the advantages of…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Outcomes of Education, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes
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Caspersen, Joakim; Smeby, Jens-Christian; Olaf Aamodt, Per – European Journal of Education, 2017
The growing interest for measurement of learning outcomes relates to long lines of development in higher education, the request for accountability, intensified through international reforms and movements such as the development and implementation of qualifications frameworks. In this article, we discuss relevant literature on different approaches…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Higher Education, Accountability, Guidelines
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Prøitz, Tine S.; Havnes, Anton; Briggs, Mary; Scott, Ian – European Journal of Education, 2017
With the policy of developing a transparent and competitive European higher education sector, learning outcomes (LOs) are attributed a foundation stone role in policy and curriculum development. A premise for their implementation is that they bear fundamental similarities across national, institutional or professional/disciplinary contexts. In…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Professional Education, Program Evaluation, Case Studies
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Caspersen, Joakim; Frølich, Nicoline; Muller, Johan – European Journal of Education, 2017
The emerging interdependent world order poses new challenges for States and citizens alike. For States, interdependence has meant a new concern with integration, whilst for citizens and authorities alike, greater mobility has raised new concerns about recognition of competences, qualifications, quality and transparency. The introduction of…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Higher Education, Governance, Educational Policy
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Rincón, Virginia; Barrutia, Jon – European Journal of Education, 2017
In the current context of globalisation it seems inevitable that the international openness of universities would also lead to efforts to attract foreign students. In the case of Spain, this is more necessary, insofar as the drop in population, the existence of other quality educational offerings, and the greater number of public and private…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality
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