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Conclude a consortium agreement

In order to consolidate joint responsibilities and activities, a consortium agreement must be concluded regarding: The composition of the partnership; The role of the programme team; The objectives of the programme; The main structure of the programme; The most important pedagogical principles; The way of delivery; Mobility agreements; The awarded qualification; The language policy; The […]

Develop a sustainability framework

The partnership develops a sustainability framework based on a strong basis: Develop joint policies and planning for the medium and long term; Continue to align and involve partner universities; Organize an annual institutional evaluation with an improvement plan; Develop a sustainable financial framework; Promote the broader development of continuing education and professional development as the […]

Develop a student recruitment plan

Partner universities have to conceive a joint student recruitment action plan for the joint learning programme: Define the recruiting area; Organize multi segment recruitment campaigns; Use micro-credential programmes as a mobility window in degree programmes. Guidelines Define your recruiting area Depending on the objectives and set-up of the joint learning programme, partner institutions can recruit […]

Develop a business plan

The partnership has to develop a business plan for the joint micro-credential programme, which is dependent from a set of parameters, depending from national and institutional policies and strategies: Benefit from public funding; Agree on a fee structure; Seek recognition and funding by external stakeholders; Provide scholarships; ensure a fair allocation to partners; connect with […]

Agree on a joint quality assurance scheme

The quality assurance for a joint micro-credential programme is a common responsibility of the partnership. In this respect decisions have to be taken about: Connect with institutional quality assurance frameworks in the partnership; Connect with the European Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance and its guidelines for e-learning; Connect with quality concepts and frameworks within […]

Determine examination regulations

The programme team develops joint examination regulations by which following aspects have to be considered: Create a joint framework for the organization of the examinations; Agree on a joint grading system; Define criteria for awarding ECTS and a joint qualification; Define descriptors for the qualification supplement. Guidelines Create a joint framework for the organization of […]

Define an admission framework

The partnership has to establish an examination committee, consisting of academic representatives from all partner universities . The examination committee determines a joint admission framework, which includes: Define admission criteria; Agree on a joint application and admission procedure; Install credential evaluation; Define a registration procedure. Guidelines Define admission criteria Admission criteria for a micro-credential programme […]

Install a language policy

Most collaborative programmes use one language as the language of instruction, usually English. Unlike physical mobility in the Erasmus programme, online micro-credential programme are not intended for language acquisition, although learners deal with different languages and corresponding cultural backgrounds. Improving intercultural skillscan therefore be an explicit goal. In some programmes, each university teaches in its […]

Create an educational and technological ecosystem

The partnership has to take decisions on sharing a joint educational and technological ecosystem for the micro-credential programme: Select a digital learning environment; Share, evaluate and align tools Share access to digital libraries and other facilities Share access to research and innovation Guidelines Select a digital learning environment Determine on which learning environment/platform partners organize […]