Bologna Process

Bologna-Inspired Education Reform in Central Asia

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews SIGN UP FOR CENTRAL ASIA REFORM WEBINAR   Jump to: The pre-1992 Soviet education system | 1992-2005: Post-Soviet System of Education in Central Asia | Azerbaijan | Kazakhstan | Kyrgyzstan |


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Towards a European Higher Education Area: 15 Years of Bologna

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW UPCOMING LIVE WEBINAR ON THE BOLOGNA PROCESS   The movement to harmonize degree structures, qualifications frameworks and quality standards across Europe began 15 years ago with the 1999 signing of


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The Bologna Process as a Model for Regional Integration

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW UPCOMING LIVE WEBINAR ON THE BOLOGNA PROCESS   Over the 15 years that European stakeholders have been working towards developing the regional level qualifications frameworks, academic credit systems and quality


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The Bologna Process – A Significant Step in the Modularization of Higher Education

By Lloyd Armstrong, University Professor, University of Southern California Modularization is critical to the success of industrial globalization because it enables global maximization of the production process by utilizing “best” producers of different modules. There are certainly components of cross-border


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From Reykjavik to Vladivostok: Student Advising Trends from Education USA

By the end of February, EducationUSA will publish over 40 country profiles with student advising trends from Europe and Eurasia. The EducationUSA Trends Report seeks to empower US institutions by uncovering the stories and insights of advisers in the European


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The Impact of the Bologna Process beyond Europe, Part I

The European higher education reform process is having an impact way beyond its borders. In June 1999, ministers of education from 29 countries gathered in Bologna, the birthplace of Europe’s oldest university, to sign a declaration aimed at harmonizing degree


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European Curriculum Reform

By Nick Clark Editor, World Education News & Reviews The Bologna reform movement is almost 8 years old, and by now most people familiar with the process are well aware that the new structure of European degrees is based on


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WENR, January/February 2004: The Bologna Bachelor’s Degree: An Overview

The Bologna Bachelor’s Degree: An Overview By Mariam Assefa, Executive Director, WES and Robert Sedgwick, Editor, WENR I. Introduction Since the signing of the Bologna Declaration in 1999, Europe has gradually been moving toward a two-tiered system of higher education


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WENR, September/October 2003:The Bologna Process: As Seen From the Outside

By Robert Sedgwick Editor, WENR VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION   A cross the Atlantic, unbeknownst to many Americans, higher education in Europe is undergoing a profound transformation. More and more countries are uprooting their traditional


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Implementation of the Bologna Declaration: The Czech Republic and Hungary

by Robert Sedgwick Editor, WENR VIEW UPCOMING WEBINAR ON BOLOGNA PROCESS   Until 1989, when the communist Eastern Bloc collapsed, the educational systems in former Czechoslovakia and Hungary were based largely on the Soviet model of higher education. Following independence,


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