Assessment of Learning Outcomes in Engineering Conference 2008

27-28 November 2008

Goodenough College Bloomsbury, London

Key themes include:

Design for assessment

  • strategies for assessment of learning;
  • good practice in assessing learning outcomes constructive alignment;
  • negotiated learning contracts.

Holistic approaches to programme design

  • the role of professional accreditation in informing curriculum design;
  • curriculum design for assessment;
  • leadership and management of change.

Information available from: http://www.aloe.ac.uk/index.php/call-for-abstracts/


Bologna Seminar - Aligning National against European Qualifications Frameworks: the Principles of Self-Certification

Tbilisi, November 27 - 28, 2008

Tbilisi State University

Network Chair, Prof. John Scattergood attended the conference on behalf of the Qualifications Authority, and presented on the Irish experience of aligning the national Framework to the Bologna Framework.


EUA Autumn Conference 2008

Inclusive and responsive universities - ensuring Europe's competitiveness

Rotterdam 23-25 October 2008

Included a theme on using learning outcomes in curriculum design. 

Information available from: http://www.eua.be/events/rotterdam-conference/home/


The 3rd European Quality Assurance Forum

20 - 22 November, Corvinus University, Budapest

Themes for the conference include:

  • Learning outcomes: their theoretical basis, their use in and their effect on study programmes and their implications for quality assurance
  • Qualifications frameworks: their theoretical basis, their use in and their effect on study programmes and their implications for quality assurance
  • Rankings and quality labels: their theoretical or methodological basis, their use, their effect on higher education institutions and their implications for quality assurance
  • Presentation of innovative QA approaches
  • Comparative view on trends in quality assurance in Europe
  • Internal quality processes

 Information on ENQA (the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education) events and conferences is available from: http://www.enqa.eu/events.lasso


Bologna Seminar - "Development of a Common Understanding of Learning Outcomes and ECTS"

Porto 19 - 20 June 2008

Links to papers presented at this conference can be accessed from: http://portobologna.up.pt/


The Higher Education Academy (UK) Annual Conference 2008

Transforming the Student Experience 1-3 July 2008

Harrogate International Centre, Harrograte

Conference Themes:

Policy and Leadership

Learning and Teaching

Employment, Entrepreneurship and Recruitment



The keynote presentations are now available to download from: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/conference

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