Course date

26 June - 30 June, 2017
5 March, 2017
Extended application deadline
Course Director(s): 

Pusa Nastase

Yehuda Elkana Center for Higher Education, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

Matyas Szabo

Yehuda Elkana Center for Higher Education, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
Course Faculty: 

Jacques Lanares

University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Geraldine O’Neill

National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Dublin, Ireland

Melinda Szabo

European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education (EQAR), Brussels, Belgium

Nokkala Terhi

Finnish Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

This course will challenge the participants to debate the benefits, challenges and opportunities raised by the move in higher education towards student centered learning (SCL). The concept has been introduced recently into the European Standards and Guidelines (ESG) but universities and national quality assurance agencies need to chart their own implementation standards and guidelines with very little information about what SCL means and how it can be measured. The course will discuss existing good practices in student centered learning and will provide a space for exchanges of ideas on how student centered universities should and could be. The course aims to bring together representatives of universities, national quality assurance agencies, student organizations, ministries interested in learning how to adopt SCL, as well as experts in the field and representatives of universities that hosted peer-assessment visits within the Peer Assessment of Student Centered Learning (PASCL) project.