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International conference

Strengthening the Role of Learning Outcomes in Credential Evaluation

Date: 20 September 2022

Venue: Riga, Latvia


Chaired by: Edmunds Labunskis, Academic Information Centre – Latvian ENIC/NARIC

Opening of the conference
Baiba Ramiņa, Academic Information Centre – Latvian ENIC/NARIC

Learning outcomes and impact in management and education for the future
Prof. h.c. Dr Urs Hauenstein, Volunteer President of the International Council of Education and Management (ICEM), the Association of Swiss Quality Competencies and Qualifications (SQCQ), the Institute of Competencies and Qualifications (I-C-Q) and the International Network for Accreditation, Recognition and Dissemination (INARD), Switzerland

Learning outcomes in European Skills, Competences, Qualifications and Occupations (ESCO)
Francesco Losappio, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, ESCO Secretariat

Use of learning outcomes in credential evaluation
Kristina Sutkute, Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (SKVC) – Lithuanian ENIC/NARIC

QUATREC 2 recommendations for formulation and comparison of learning outcomes in terms of recognition
Gunta Kinta, Academic Information Centre – Latvian ENIC/NARIC

Using learning outcomes for defining study programmes – good practices from West University of Timișoara
Vlad Dan Cherecheș, West University of Timișoara, Romania

Students and their learning outcomes: what matters and why
Horia Onița, Vice President of the European Students’ Union

Panel discussion
Chaired by: Gayane Harutyunyan, National Information Center for Academic Recognition and Mobility – ENIC Armenia

  • Horia Onița, Vice President of the European Students Union
  • Anita Līce, Employers' Confederation of Latvia
  • Adrian Iordache, Inspector of National Centre for Recognition and Equivalence of Diplomas, Romania
  • Ilona Kazlauskaite, Director of International Cooperation Department of Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
  • What steps should be taken to facilitate the use of learning outcomes in credential evaluation?
  • What support should be provided to higher education institutions when writing and comparing learning outcomes?
  • What are the role of stakeholders (HEIs, employers) in comparison of learning outcomes?