Employers Stakeholder Event on Microcredentials & Short Learning Programmes

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Bringing together labour market partners and experts from universities to discuss microcredentials and short learning programmes.

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Employers Stakeholder Event

Bringing together employers and experts from universities to discuss microcredentials and short learning programmes for a responsive development of knowledge and skills for an evolving labour market. Employers can come from public and private enterprises.

Goal:

  • Discuss the opportunities offered by microcredentials and short learning programmes for continuing education and professional development, responding to the needs for new knowledge upskilling and reskilling
  • Collaboration and co-creation for enhancing the professional orientation of programmes
  • Discuss employer perspectives on continuing education and professional development
  • Learn from European wide practices

Context:

  • European policies with regard to microcredentials and short learning programmes for continuing education and professional development
  • Developments regarding modular curriculum development for continuing education
  • Current discussions related to the transformation of European universities

Profile of participants:

  • Employer representatives from the partner universities
  • Employer (sectoral) organisations
  • Professional organisations
  • Experts on microcredentials and short learning programmes

During this stakeholder meeting there will be three engaging sessions:

  1. Opportunities offered by microcredentials and short learning programmes: new ways for continuing education and professional development (OUNL)
  2. How to conceive modularity? (EADTU)
  3. Collaboration and co-creation of courses and programmes (UNINETTUNO, Universidade Aberta, University of Jyväskylä)

When & Where:

Date: Friday 28 May 2021

  • Time: 10:00 - 12:00 CEST
  • Location: ZOOM (register and receive the direct ZOOM room link)

Reference materials for your information: https://e-slp.eadtu.eu/

Contact: secretariat@eadtu.eu / beau.nijsten@eadtu.eu

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication (communication) reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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Organiser EADTU

Organiser of Employers Stakeholder Event on Microcredentials & Short Learning Programmes

The European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU) is Europe's leading institutional association in online, open and flexible higher education, and is at the heart of the modernisation agenda of European universities.

The office of EADTU is located in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

For more information about EADTU, please visit our website or email us at secretariat@eadtu.eu 

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