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Erasmus+ Programme, KA2: Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices project “Development, assessment and validation of social competences in higher education – DASCHE”

Project No: 2017-1-PL01-KA203-038419

Project implementation period: September 2017 – July 2020

Aim: To support learning policy between countries and higher education institutions (HEI) in development, assessment and validation of learning outcomes relevant for social competences in all HEI activities.

Project objectives: 

  • Detailed analysis of forming the social competences by HEIs adopted in different countries including: social competences inclusion into the HE qualifications, teaching/learning methods, responsibilities of HEIs and other institutions, standards and criteria of external and internal quality assurance, current state of debate on the issue.
  • Based on the analysis models and methodologies of introducing and assessing social competences in the formal HE qualifications will be identified, further developed and included into the DASCHE recommendations.
Project activities:
  • Elaboration of the methodology.
  • Proposal and development of country reports.
  • Proposal of models of developing, assessing and validating social competences in higher education. 
  • Dissemination of the results (web sites, multiplier events, video lectures, newsletters, articles representing results in specialised press and scientific journals).
Project partners:
  • Warsaw School of Economics (coordinator) – Poland
  • The Institute Technology and Education of the University of Bremen – Germany
  • Academic Information Centre – Latvia
  • Centre for Higher Education Studies – Czech Republic 
  • Durham University – United Kingdom 
  • Twente University – Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS) – Netherlands

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Project results: