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National seminar LU, nov2011

  1. 1. National seminar at Lund University with EADTU (The European Association for Distance Teaching Universities) Tuesday, 29th November 2011Ossiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  2. 2. AGENDA 29 November 2011• 10:00 – 10.45 Welcome and Initial Meeting• 10:45 – 11:45 Discussion Central Initiatives EADTU: Open Educational Resources Entrepreneurship Quality Assurance• 11.45 – 12.00 Coffee Break• 12.00 – 13.30 Discussion Central Initiatives EADTU: Networked Curricula, Virtual Mobility New initiatives 2012-2013• 13:30 – 14:30 Lunch together and discussions (on LU costs)Ossiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  3. 3. Currently, there are fifty-two institutions offeringhigher education in various forms inSweden. The majority of universities anduniversity colleges are publicauthorities, subject to the same legislationand regulations as other public authoritiesin Sweden, as well as the particularstatutes, ordinances and regulationsrelevant to the higher education sector. Anumber of universities and universitycolleges are self-governing andindependent. They operate on the basis ofan agreement with the Government andare obliged to follow thestatutes, ordinances and regulationsrelevant to the higher education sector. Inaddition, there are a small number ofindependent organisations with degreeawarding powers in Psychotherapy. Lokal_Profil CC-BY-SA-2.5 www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 via Wikimedia Commons Ossiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  4. 4. Higher education in Sweden• Higher education in Sweden is provided by a wide range of institutions. They are founded on two sets of activities:• Teaching• Research• The activities also include an obligation to interact with the surrounding society, as well as ensuring that benefit is derived from their research findings.Ossiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  5. 5. An international perspective• Sweden ranks highly according to several of the indicators used in the OECD: Funding: Sweden devotes 1.7% of GDP to higher education and research, half of which goes towards research and third cycle (doctoral) programmes.• Expansion: Between 1995 and 2005, the number of students in higher education rose by about 50%. In 2010, there were 433,000 students enrolled in first (undergraduate) and second (Masters) cycle programmes.• Well-educated population: 30% of the Swedish population between 30 and 64 years has taken a minimum of 120 higher education credits, equivalent to two years of full-time study.• Disciplines: Sweden awards a high proportion of qualifications in medicine and health sciences.• Third cycle (doctoral) studies: Sweden awards a high number of doctorates: 2.7% in relation to the size of a typical age cohort.Ossiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  6. 6. Funding In 2009, the revenues of higher education institutions (HEIs) totalled SEK 52.1 billion. 45 per cent of the operations of HEIs comprise first and second cycle programmes and just over half consists of third cycle programmes and research. 88% of the funding for the operations of the higher education institutions comes from the public purse. The remainder comes from private funding agencies and financial revenues. The Government issues public service agreements on an annual basis detailing the obligations of the higher education institutions.Ossiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  7. 7. Role of the Swedish Government andagencies• The Swedish Government has the overriding responsibility for higher education in Sweden and is responsible for: Granting degree awarding powers• Granting university status• Enacting legislation regulating the higher education sector• Funding higher education courses and study programmes• Funding a high proportion of research• Appointing vice-chancellors of higher education institutions• Regulating the agencies involved in the higher education sector.Ossiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  8. 8. Agencies involved in the higher educationsector• Centrala studiestödsnämnden (Swedish National Board for Student Aid)• Högskolans Avskiljandenämnd (Suspensions Board for Higher Education)• Högskoleverket (Swedish National Agency for Higher Education)• Internationella programkontoret (International Programme Office)• Svenska institutet (Swedish Institute)• Verket för högskoleservice (Swedish Agency for Higher Education Services)• Vetenskapsrådet (Swedish Research Council)• Överklagandenämnden för högskolan (The Higher Education Appeals Board)• Överklagandenämnden för studiestöd (Student Aid Board of Appeals)Ossiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  9. 9. Quality assurance• It is the task of Högskoleverket (Swedish National Agency for Higher Education) to review the quality of higher education. This work includes: Evaluating subject areas (main fields of study) and study programmes• Granting degree awarding powersPurpose of quality assurance• Individual students have the right to demand that their course or study programme is of a high standard.• Employers in the public, private and voluntary sectors have a need for highly trained graduates.• The general public is entitled to be assured that high levels of taxation result in high standards.• In a global world, Swedish higher education must retain a high standard.European perspective• The Swedish National Agency for Higher Educations quality assurance policy has been developed in accordance with the European Network for Quality Assurances (ENQA)Ossiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  10. 10. The Association of Swedish HigherEducation SUHF• Examples of current issues• Funding of undergraduate teaching and learning• Research policies, especially funding issues• Relations to industry and commerce• Institutional autonomy and the legal position of higher education institutions• Gender problems in recruiting academic top leaders• Long-term development of auditing within the higher education sector• Nordic co-operation• European co-operation, Bologna and establishment of ERC• Open AccessOssiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  11. 11. Whats on…• Självständiga lärosäten• SOU 2008:104• Konkurrera med kvalitet - studieavgifter för utländska studenter• Prop. 2009/10:65• Fokus på kunskap - kvalitet i den högre utbildningen• Prop. 2009/10:139• Yrkeslegitimation för alla Sveriges lärare 2012Ossiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  12. 12. Benchmarking of e-learning at LU E-Xcellence EADTU ESMU benchmarking inititative, in cooperation with EADTU The first Dual Mode distance learning benchmarking clubOssiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  13. 13. OER – resources for learning 2010 - 2011 Project resource site English/SwedishOssiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  14. 14. Kanwar, Balasubramanian and Umar (2010)defines OER as:”The phenomenon of OER is an empowerment process, facilitated by technology in which various types of stakeholders are able to interact, collaborate, create and use materials and pedagogic practices, that are freely available, for enhancing access, reducing costs and improving the quality of education and learning at all levels”.Ossiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  15. 15. CHALLENGES Source: toucansproject.wordpress.com Ossiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  16. 16. Wikimedia Commons iTunes UOssiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  17. 17. Future of learning in 2020-2030 Learning objectives will focus on competences rather than knowledge Learning will be more tailored to the needs of individualsLearning will be more active and Technologies will be an integral part ofconnected to real life. learning and lifeTeachers will become lifelong learnersthemselves Education needs to change to respond to the needs of the economy and societyICT are creating and impacting changein learning, but more knowledge isneeded. Teachers need to be encouraged to be part of implementing the changeOrganizational change is required to Ala-Mutka, Redecker, Punie, Ferrari, Cachia and Centenoallow and encourage innovation in (2011). IPTS.education. http://ipts.jrc.ec.europa.eu/publications/pub.cfm?id=3679 Ossiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  18. 18. Key competences 2025/2030• The present eight Key competences 2006 to be reached 2010.…and the future• Environment; nature, sustainability• Problem-solving; analysing, critizing, KISS• Identity; self confindence, self-esteem, keep independece• Flexibility to change, openess to change, adapting to change, stress management (IPTS, 2010)Ossiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  19. 19. Rethinking international university education and beyond Learn anything, anywhere…if you know how Some rights reserved by Spree2010 Ossiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  20. 20. QualityNetworking, collaboration, connectivism, b uilding bridges, peer to peer, self- esteem, close to the end-usersOssiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  21. 21. Changing roles The role of the student The role of the teacher The role of the university The role of the course The role of degree/cerification Some rights reserved by enda_001Ossiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  22. 22. The door is open … Opportunities and challenges...Bild: Wikimedia Commons, Push the button, CC BY SA Ossiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND
  23. 23. Ebba Ossiannilsson, Lund University, SE Footprints W:www.lu.se, www.oulu.fi E:Ebba.Ossiannilsson@ced.lu.se E:Ebba.Ossiannilsson@oulu.fi FB:Ebba Ossiannilsson T:@EbbaOssian Phone: +4670995448 S:http://www.slideshare.net/Ebba OssiannOssiannilsson /National seminar EADTU Lund University, Sweden 29th Nov. 2011. CC BY-NC-ND

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