Modernization of two cycles (MA, BA) of competence..
Modernization of two cycles (MA, BA) of competence-based curricula in Material Engineering according to the best experience of Bologna Process
Start date: Dec 1, 2013,
The main features aim is improving of BA/MA Programmes in Material Engineering according to the needs of modern society of target partner countries IL, RU and UA bringing the universities closer to changing Labour Market and European Education Area; allow them to stay responsive to employers’ needs; to ensure employability throughout professional lives of graduates. The wider objectives are: to ensure that the targeted Universities in IL, UA, RU can offer new advanced two cycles of competence-based Programmes in Material Engineering in line with the new development in the area, the market demand and according to the Bologna Process, last recommendations in Bucharest communiqué and best practice. The specific objectives are: to update the current curricula in Material Engineering according to Bologna requirements and the new developments in Engineering by the end of the project; to develop, implement and accredit new practice oriented curricula including ECTS; develop innovative academic environment for Material Engineering Programmes; to bring the Higher Education Institutions of Partner Countries closer to the Labour Market. According to the specific project objectives the following tangible Outputs and intangible Outcomes in the frames of development are planned: 1. Review /analyse/ upgrade the current curricula in Material Engineering according to recent advances in the target field. 2. Develop new nine core and three transferable curricula inclusive learning environment (materials information technology labs (MITL) and Joint WEB based platform). 3. Retrain academic staff / mentors in new curricula. 4. Pilot teaching/operation. 5. Establish Material Engineering Service Office (MESO) with stakeholders support.
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