Student-centred Frameworks for Quality Learning

This Action Line is coordinated by the Quality Learning Board, chaired by Vilnius University, and has the following main objectives:

  • Enabling staff and students via innovative teaching
  • Fostering student-centred and research-based learning through joint and flexible curricula
  • Enhancing the development of mobility and recognition

Overview of planned activities

  1. Pedagogical lab: Enabling cross-cutting staff collaboration – enabling staff through joint training on innovative/critical/disruptive pedagogies and other cross-cutting subjects
  2. Arqus teaching excellence - Arqus teaching quality framework, awards for outstanding teachers and an innovation fund.
  3. Mobility windows - guidelines for credit accumulation and student progression, tested with 7 programmes with mobility windows
  4. Arqus Twinning – strengthening subject-related collaboration of staff and students (teacher moving together with a group of students to counterparts in another university).
  5. Innovating in joint programme development – developing small-scale joint programmes in an innovative quick and easy way, leaving open entry points for other partners to join in at any time
  6. Arqus on the move – open Erasmus mobility agreements between partners, shared course catalogue and training for administrative staff.
  7. Enhanced recognition of study periods abroad and qualifications - guidelines for automatic recognition of study modules and recommendations for recognition of qualifications for national authorities.
  8. Recognition of non-formal and informal learning - agreement on common structure, methodology, and guidelines for recognition of non-formal and informal education for the purposes of credit accumulation.

Action Line Board Chair and contact person: Andrius Uzdanavicius (andrius.uzdanavicius@cr.vu.lt)