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TTECHNOLOGICAL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ATHENS. Τ.Ε.Ι. of Athens in the framework of the Bologna Process. PProf Katerina Georgouli Institutional TEmpus … coordinator in the TEI of Athens. TEMPUS & THE BOLOGNA PROCESS The Greek educational system & the European dimension of studies. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • ... of Athensin the framework of the Bologna ProcessTTECHNOLOGICAL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ATHENS PProf Katerina GeorgouliInstitutional TEmpus coordinator in the TEI of Athens

  • TEMPUS& THE BOLOGNA PROCESS

    The Greek educational system & the European dimension of studies

  • BOLOGNA DECLARATION/PROCESSIt was signed on 19/06/1999Follow-ups-Prague 19/05/2001,erlin 19/09/2004, Bergen19/05/05 32 European Ministers of Education are signatories (members)AIM: The Creation of a European HE Area by 2010OBJECTIVES:) Create a simplified educational system b) A Two-Cycle System c) CTS d) ENQA e) The European Dimension in HE f ) Promote International Mobility g ) Life-long Learning h) Closer Ties: Students HE Institutions

  • PUS BOLOGNA PROCESS

    Mobility

    Focus on Quality Assurance & ECTS

    Types of Projects-IMGs , JEPs , SCMs

    Country Partners: CARDS , MEDA , TACIS

  • Higher Education in GreeceH.E. in Greece includes two types:

    Fully self-governed public InstitutionsDuration of studies 4 to 5 yearsMulti- discipline schools supervised by the Ministry of Education

    Vocational or specific schoolsDuration of studies up to 3 yearsSingle-discipline schools supervised by subject Ministries other than the Ministry of Education

  • Higher Education in Greece Public Institutions22 Universities with 200.000 students and16 TEIs with 190.000 studentsduration of basic studies 4 or more yearsdirect access of their graduates in postgraduate studies (Master or Doctorate)Postgraduate studies organised by Universities or co-organised between Universities and TEIsUndergraduate degrees called Ptychio

  • The Technological Educational Institutions(TEIs)Multi-discipline Institutions created in 1983All academic authorities (President, Heads of Departments, etc) are elected for 3 yearsProfessors elected by academic staffThe Department is the basic degree- offering Academic UnitIn 2001 upgraded to operate as Institutions of the Technological Sector in parallel with the University Sector of higher education (both equally protected by the Constitution)

  • Principles for Curriculum Development in the TEIsIn 1998 the Institute of Technological Education (ITE) in collaboration with the TEIs established the following principles:Educational structures should be common and transparent in all the TEI system based on learning outcomesPrograms of studies should be developed from the scratch based on Student Work Load (SWL)Curriculum development should include as starting point the ECTS system based on the SWL.

  • Criteria and Standards for Curriculum Development and AccreditationGeneral criteria and standards: Student Work Load( SWL): 1500 hours per academic year (1500 x 4 = 6.000 hours for study program)ECTS credits: 60 credits per year (25 hours SWL per ECTS credit) (240 credits for study program)Student workload per semester:750 hours = 30 ECTS creditsSWL: for 1 teaching (contact) hour: 2 hours for study and exams32-40 course units for the 4-year program of studies (obligatory + elective course units)

  • The TEI of Athens

    Founded in198332.000 students1300 faculty members (plus personnel with hourly compensation)400 administrative staff members and technical personnel

  • Faculties and DepartmentsFaculty of Administration and EconomicsFaculty of Technological ApplicationsFaculty of Food Technology and NutritionFaculty of Health and Caring ProfessionsFaculty of Graphical Arts and Design

    A total of 37 Departments

  • Master Courses8 master courses with Greek universities5 new master courses under approval3 master courses with foreign universities

  • Elements from the European Policy Statement of the TEI of Athens

  • Difficulties to establish permanent exchange structuresLanguage barriersLack of timeFinancial problemsOrganisational problemsLack of incentives

  • Postgraduate programs inEnglish/FrenchCooperation with British and French universitiesCourses in Electronics, Informatics, Food Technology, Health, Applied Arts, Environment, etc.All the lectures are in English or FrenchAll the course is offered in the TEI-A or one semester in the TEI-A and one semester abroad

  • Development of common Europeanpostgraduate programsDevelopment of common programs on Master level in English under the TEMPUS programs, coordinated by the TEI of Athens or under the CDA/ PROG/ SOCRATES programs with participation of the TEI of Athens

  • Development/operation of intensiveprograms in EnglishProgrammes financed by SOCRATES/IPParticipation of the TEI of Athens in :1. Program design2. Sending lecturers to teach3. Sending students4. Operating the course in Athens periodically

  • DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSIn the field of International Relations, our Institute is running three basic European Educational Programs

    Socrates/Erasmus &Leonardo da VinciTempus

  • ERASMUS ProgramERASMUS consists of many different activities; student and teacher exchanges, joint development of study programs (Curriculum Development), international intensive programs, thematic networks between departments and faculties across Europe, language courses (EILC), European credit transfer system (ECTS).

  • SOCRATES/ERASMUS PROGRAMINCOMING STUDENTS MOBILITY

  • SOCRATES/ERASMUS PROGRAMINCOMING STUDENTS/TEACHERS MOBILITY

  • SOCRATES/ERASMUS PROGRAMMEOUTGOING STUDENTS/TEACHERS MOBILITY

  • Leonardo da Vinci ProgrammeTARGET GROUPS : STUDENTS in tertiary education (S) YOUNG GRADUATES (G)

    Practical training in European Enterprises Coverage 100% (planning / implementation)

  • Host Countries

    Host Enterprises

    AustriaBelgiumCyprusDenmarkFinlandFranceGermanyHungaryItalyNetherlandsNorwaySpainSwedenUnited KingdomTurkey (in the new proposal)

  • Whats next? Realisation of the two-cycle system in both Universities and TEIs Duration of first cycle: 3 years(?)Reorganisation of degree program curricula, with possible reduction of course units (modular system) and establishment of assessment criteria for the learning outcomesEstablishment of a Quality Assurance systemRight of the TEIs to award autonomously postgraduate degrees Use of ECTS for credit accumulation in intra- and inter-institutional student mobility

  • THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION