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OCTRA – Online course catalogues and databases for transparency and recognition

International conference


30 August 2022

Riga, Latvia

Agenda (draft)

9:15–10:00 Registration and coffee
10:00–10:10... Opening of the conference
Ms Baiba Ramiņa, Academic Information Centre – Latvian ENIC/NARIC
Ms Rūta Muktupāvela, Rector’s Conference of Latvia
10:10–10:40 OCTRA guidelines for online course catalogues and other databases
Mr Dženan Omanović, Centre for Information and Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education – ENIC of Bosnia and Hercegovina
Ms Hanna Reczulska, Narodowa Agencja Wymiany Akademickiej – Polish ENIC/NARIC
10:40–11:00 Development of ECTS and ECTS User’s Guide
Ms Raimonda Markeviciene, Head of the International Programmes and Relations Office of Vilnius University
11:00–11:10 Comfort break
11:10–11:30 Online course catalogues and recognition in global dimension
Mr Paul Norris, Vice-President of ENIC Bureau, UK ENIC
11:30–11:50 Online course catalogues and recognition in perspective of ENIC/NARIC
Mr Gunnar Vaht, Haridus- ja Noorteamet – Estonian ENIC/NARIC
11:50–12:00 Questions and answers
12:00–13:15 Lunch break
13:15–13:35 Online course catalogues from the perspective of HEI
Mr Adam Miziołek, Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland
13:35–13:55 Online course catalogues from the perspective of students
Ms Orazmuhammet Myradov, Member of Executive Committee, European Students’ Union
13:55–14:45 Panel discussion (HEI, students, employers, ENIC/NARIC, QA agency)
  • What is a course catalogue and what purpose do they have?
  • What could be potential development and use of online course catalogues?
  • How to balance a common template of course catalogues and autonomy of HEIs?
14:45–15:00 Concluding remarks and closing of the conference
15:00–… Networking and coffee

The event materials will be published here after the conference.