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Subject-Specific Quality Assurance And Accreditation Of Engineering Education In Europe

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Quality Assurance (QA) of Higher Education (HE) is a major objective of the “Bologna Process”. However, QA often tends to assess more the “process” than the “contents” of the education: therefore, especially in subjects that lead towards a “profession” (“engineering” first among them), the practice of “accreditation” is also increasing throughout the world. “Accreditation” can follow the “programme” and the “institutional” approach, that are not in contrast, but can usefully complement each other. “Programme accreditation” of an engineering programme can be identified with the process “to ensure the suitability of that programme as the entry route to the engineering profession”, and defined as “pre-professional accreditation”. Recent European initiatives along these lines will be illustrated: (i) the EUR-ACE® system for the “European accreditation of engineering programmes”, (ii) the “European Alliance for Subject-Specific and Professional Accreditation and Quality Assurance” (EASPA), (iii) QUACING, the new Italian Agency for QA and Accreditation of engineering programmes.

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French Civil Partnership Contract (PACS)

- Loi n° 2013-404 du 17 mai 2013 ouvrant le mariage aux couples de personnes de même sexe, Retrived from : https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichTexte.do?cidTexte=JORFTEXT000027414540&categorieLien=id - Loi n° 2011-331 du 28 mars 2011 de modernisation des professions judiciaires ou juridiques et certaines professions réglementées, Retrived from: https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichTexte.do?cidTexte=JORFTEXT000023776687&categorieLien=id - Loi n° 2016-1547 du 18 novembre 2016 de modernisation de la justice du XXIe siècle, Retrived from : - https

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Engineering Education To Develop Innovative And Self-Directed Engineers

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HIGHER EDUCATION IN BULGARIAN CONTEXT: PECULIARITIES AND CHALLENGES

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The objective of this article is to illustrate the issues and challenges which the higher education system in Bulgaria faces, with a particular accent on the phenomenon “education per kilogram”. The latter describes, in a popular language, the up-scaling of the university graduation, related to the mass proliferation of the higher education institutions (HEIs), the facilitated access to enrolment through paid tuitions, etc. The big quantity of HEIs in the country is in a mismatch with the low percentage of GDP which the government dedicates to education. The number of HEIs is also disproportionate against its population size - 54 HEIs in Bulgaria for population of 7.2 million. The research methodology includes a desktop study based on national statistical data and data from the governmentally-supported university rating system. An empirical survey, conducted among 250 tertiary education students enrolled in four Bulgarian universities, is a valuable contribution towards disclosing the pros and cons of the teaching practices in the tertiary education in the country. The first chapter describes at large the “education per kilogram” issue with regard to its possible origins, variations and consequences for the misbalance of labour market demand for certain qualifications and the universities supplies of qualified individuals. The second chapter reveals a comparative analysis by professional fields possible through the Ministry of Education and Science’s university rating system, i.e. students’ preferences for disciplines, universities and professions; the graduates’ professional fulfilment and how the income of the recent diploma-holders is a function of attending a particular HEI. The third chapter presents a sociological survey conducted among students in four Bulgarian universities which demonstrates learners’ attitudes towards various aspects of training, teaching methods and involvement in research assignments in the context of tertiary education.

The main conclusion of the article is that the “universities per kilogram” trend brought about other corresponding characteristics, such as “students per kilogram”, “academic titles per kilogram”, etc. Hence, the large number of HEIs in Bulgaria has not led to improving the quality and efficiency of education, and yet does not respond adequately to the changing labour market demands for qualified professionals.

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Parents in prison in Albania

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Lean Innovation of Course Unit Contents

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A ‘Charter Of Liberties’: Is Refusing The ‘Right To Die’ A Failure To Maintain The Spirit Of Magna Carta?

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The influence of canon law on ius commune in its formative period

References 1. Bellomo, M. (1995). The Common Legal Past of Europe: 1000-1800 . Washington D.C.: Catholic University of America Press. 2. Berman, H. J. (1983). Law and Revolution: The Formation of the Western Legal Tradition . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 3. Brundage, J.A. (2008). The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession: Canonists, Civilians, and the Courts . Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. 4. Canning, J. (1987). The Political Thought of Baldus de Ubaldis . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 5

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How Did I Become a Good Teacher? Implications for Teacher Education

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Interpretation Of “Equality Of Arms” In Jurisprudence Of AD Hoc Tribunals And ICC

BIBLIOGRAPHY (IN ORDER OF QUOTATION) Elise Groulx, “Equality of arms”: Challenges confronting the legal profession in the emerging international criminal justice system , Oxford University Comparative Law Forum, (2006) Oxford U. Comp. L. Forum 3, p. 2, http://ouclf.iuscomp.org/articles/groulx.shtml . Tosin Osasona “Equality of Arms” and its effect on the quality of justice at the ICC, A Contrario International Criminal Law, Reflections and Commentary on Global Justice Issues, April 10, 2014, available at: http://acontrarioicl.com/2014

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