First Started…. Last in? The Bologna process in The Netherlands Brussels 14 & 15 April 2008 Leonard van der Hout Bologna e...
<ul><li>Head international affiairs Manager  </li></ul><ul><li>Hogeschool of Amsterdam, </li></ul><ul><li>University of Ap...
The European Union
Outline presentation <ul><li>General information the Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>Dutch Education </li></ul><ul><li>The B...
The Netherlands
Dutch Education System <ul><li>Binary system  513.000 students  </li></ul><ul><li>14 Research Universities  </li></ul><ul>...
Member states of the Bologna process
Why do we participate in Bologna Process? <ul><li>Reduce dropout rate </li></ul><ul><li>Make higher education more transpa...
Introduction of Bologna <ul><li>BAMA structure 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>ECTS Credits 2002-2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Diploma Sup...
Bologna process <ul><li>Difference between official approach and factual process </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing cooperation ...
10 Action lines of ‘Bologna’ <ul><li>1.  Adoption of a system of easily readable and comparable degrees </li></ul><ul><li>...
Action lines of ‘Bologna’ (2) <ul><li>7. Lifelong learning </li></ul><ul><li>8. Higher education institutions and students...
Ad 1 comparable degrees <ul><li>Ba/Ma structure has been implemented </li></ul><ul><li>Difference in the BA and MA duratio...
Ad 2 and 10 Three Cycles   <ul><li>Profesional doctorate started by some UAS’s. (not in law) </li></ul><ul><li>3rd cycle D...
Ad 3 system of credits <ul><li>ECTS implemented </li></ul><ul><li>1 cr =28 hours studyload </li></ul><ul><li>No solution f...
Ad 4 Mobility <ul><li>RU </li></ul><ul><li>In the bachelor less mobility </li></ul><ul><li>In the master more mobility </l...
Ad 5 Quality assurance <ul><li>Establishment of NVAO ( Dutch Flemisch Accreditation Organisation) </li></ul><ul><li>Initia...
Ad 6 European dimension <ul><li>European dimension in the new programmes if there is a joint degree.  </li></ul><ul><li>Mo...
What is not fixed yet (1) <ul><li>Research Universities: </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer from Professional Bachelor to Academic...
What is not fixed yet (2) <ul><li>3. Academic Bachelor programmes preparing for the labourmarket </li></ul><ul><li>4 State...
What is not fixed yet (3) <ul><li>5. Not all the degree courses are in the BA/MA structure   </li></ul><ul><li>6. Grading ...
What is not fixed yet (1) <ul><li>Universities Applied Sciences   </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer from Professional bachelor to...
What is not fixed yet (2) <ul><li>3 .  State financing of the transfer programmes   </li></ul><ul><li>4. 3rd cycle Doctora...
Problematic matters (1) <ul><li>Titels : difference in Titles  </li></ul><ul><li>- RU Sc and A for both Bachelor and Maste...
Problematic matters (2) <ul><li>Duration  of programmes </li></ul><ul><li>Master programmes 60 credits instead of 90-120: ...
Future <ul><li>Many objectives realised  </li></ul><ul><li>We have to get used to the new system. </li></ul><ul><li>Proble...
<ul><li>Thank you for your attention! </li></ul>
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Brussels Training Seminar Leonard Van Der Hout

  1. 1. First Started…. Last in? The Bologna process in The Netherlands Brussels 14 & 15 April 2008 Leonard van der Hout Bologna expert Netherlands Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences
  2. 2. <ul><li>Head international affiairs Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Hogeschool of Amsterdam, </li></ul><ul><li>University of Applied Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>The Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>- L.van.der.hout@ hva.nl </li></ul><ul><li>Bologna Expert </li></ul>Leonard van der Hout
  3. 3. The European Union
  4. 4. Outline presentation <ul><li>General information the Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>Dutch Education </li></ul><ul><li>The Bologna Action lines </li></ul><ul><li>How does it go? </li></ul><ul><li>Problems ? </li></ul><ul><li>Future </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Netherlands
  6. 6. Dutch Education System <ul><li>Binary system 513.000 students </li></ul><ul><li>14 Research Universities </li></ul><ul><li>187.000 students </li></ul><ul><li>44 Universities Applied Sciences 350.000 students </li></ul>
  7. 7. Member states of the Bologna process
  8. 8. Why do we participate in Bologna Process? <ul><li>Reduce dropout rate </li></ul><ul><li>Make higher education more transparant </li></ul><ul><li>Increase accessability </li></ul><ul><li>Increase mobility </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing participation in HE </li></ul>
  9. 9. Introduction of Bologna <ul><li>BAMA structure 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>ECTS Credits 2002-2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Diploma Supplement 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>National Qualification Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Change of the Law on HE 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>( joint degrees) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Bologna process <ul><li>Difference between official approach and factual process </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing cooperation between Academic and Professional Education </li></ul><ul><li>Master education on a European and global level . </li></ul>
  11. 11. 10 Action lines of ‘Bologna’ <ul><li>1. Adoption of a system of easily readable and comparable degrees </li></ul><ul><li>2. Adoption of a system essentially based on three cycles </li></ul><ul><li>3. Establishment of a system of credits </li></ul><ul><li>4. Promotion of mobility </li></ul><ul><li>5. Promotion of European co-operation in quality assurance </li></ul><ul><li>6. Promotion of the European dimension in higher education </li></ul>
  12. 12. Action lines of ‘Bologna’ (2) <ul><li>7. Lifelong learning </li></ul><ul><li>8. Higher education institutions and students. </li></ul><ul><li>9   Promoting the attractiveness of the European Higher Education Area   </li></ul><ul><li>10 Doctoral studies and the synergy between the EHEA and ERA   (three cycles)  </li></ul><ul><li>The social dimension of higher education might be seen as an overarching or transversal action line   </li></ul>
  13. 13. Ad 1 comparable degrees <ul><li>Ba/Ma structure has been implemented </li></ul><ul><li>Difference in the BA and MA duration. </li></ul><ul><li>Difference in titels to obtain for a BA and MA </li></ul>
  14. 14. Ad 2 and 10 Three Cycles <ul><li>Profesional doctorate started by some UAS’s. (not in law) </li></ul><ul><li>3rd cycle Doctorate </li></ul>
  15. 15. Ad 3 system of credits <ul><li>ECTS implemented </li></ul><ul><li>1 cr =28 hours studyload </li></ul><ul><li>No solution for grading due to cultural differences </li></ul>
  16. 16. Ad 4 Mobility <ul><li>RU </li></ul><ul><li>In the bachelor less mobility </li></ul><ul><li>In the master more mobility </li></ul><ul><li>UAS </li></ul><ul><li>Same amount of mobility </li></ul><ul><li>The same or less amount </li></ul>
  17. 17. Ad 5 Quality assurance <ul><li>Establishment of NVAO ( Dutch Flemisch Accreditation Organisation) </li></ul><ul><li>Initiative to start ECA (European Consortium for Accreditation in Higher Education)(9 countries in Europe) </li></ul>
  18. 18. Ad 6 European dimension <ul><li>European dimension in the new programmes if there is a joint degree. </li></ul><ul><li>Most Master courses in English! </li></ul>
  19. 19. What is not fixed yet (1) <ul><li>Research Universities: </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer from Professional Bachelor to Academic Master </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum based on learning outcomes </li></ul>
  20. 20. What is not fixed yet (2) <ul><li>3. Academic Bachelor programmes preparing for the labourmarket </li></ul><ul><li>4 State financing of the transfer programmes </li></ul>
  21. 21. What is not fixed yet (3) <ul><li>5. Not all the degree courses are in the BA/MA structure </li></ul><ul><li>6. Grading system ECTS </li></ul>
  22. 22. What is not fixed yet (1) <ul><li>Universities Applied Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer from Professional bachelor to academic Master </li></ul><ul><li>State financing of the professional masters </li></ul>
  23. 23. What is not fixed yet (2) <ul><li>3 . State financing of the transfer programmes </li></ul><ul><li>4. 3rd cycle Doctorate. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Grading system ECTS </li></ul>
  24. 24. Problematic matters (1) <ul><li>Titels : difference in Titles </li></ul><ul><li>- RU Sc and A for both Bachelor and Master degree courses </li></ul><ul><li>UAS: only Bachelor and master of … ( f.e. education or social work) </li></ul>
  25. 25. Problematic matters (2) <ul><li>Duration of programmes </li></ul><ul><li>Master programmes 60 credits instead of 90-120: part of the bachelor is used to </li></ul>
  26. 26. Future <ul><li>Many objectives realised </li></ul><ul><li>We have to get used to the new system. </li></ul><ul><li>Problems will be solved, but not very fast. </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Thank you for your attention! </li></ul>

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