Scope of Micro-Credentials in Europe

Understanding current levels of provision, strategies and future plans with regards to micro-credentials (Survey results are available here).…

Effective Approaches to Enhancing the Social Dimension of Higher Education

Despite all intentions in the course of the Bologna Process and decades of investment into improving the social dimension, results in many national and international studies show that inequity remains stubbornly persistent, and that inequity based on socio-economic status, parental …

Assuring the Quality of Credentials to support Learning Innovation

The credential-space is currently seeing significant innovation, driven by twin priorities, namely the unbundling of learning, and the drive to digitise credentials as prioritised by the Bologna Digital Agenda and the EU’s Digital Education Action Plan. While traditionally students could …

Realising the Scope of Open Education through Credentialisation

The goal of this paper is to conceptualise the effect of open education recognition on the overall higher education landscape by creating a future history i.e., the evolution from present conditions to one of several futures. These scenarios are the …

Evolving Diversity: An overview of equitable access to Higher Education in Europe

The report gives a general overview of the access to Higher Education in Europe, including entry into Higher Education, equity as defined by socioeconomic background, income and expenditure of students in HE and the effect of work on studies.

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