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Partners: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K.U.Leuven)

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Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K.U.Leuven) 

Description of the Institution

The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven is the largest university in Flanders, and one of the oldest in Europe. It will be represented in this project by 2 different departments: it’s educational policy unit responsible for quality assurance of postgraduate programmes, and the Media and Learning Unit, which hosts the lifelong learning unit of the university.The Office for Educational Policy supports the academic authorities of the K.U. Leuven in designing and implementing its educational policy.  The department is active in the field of quality assurance, curriculum development, educational innovation,  institutional research, legal advice and regulations.  Media and Learning Unit supports in an integrated and interdisciplinary way education at the university, with focus on media, technological, pedagogical and organisational aspects, and in particular for networked e-learning and distance education in an international context. Media and Learning Unit also hosts the Lifelong Learning unit and the studycentre of the Open University.

Role of the Institution in the Project

It will  provide technical support and relevant contents to the project by appointing the own members in the Core Groups in all WPs. It will accomplish with the following main tasks:
- to  involve local  administrative, technical and teaching staff to present, analyze and sum up local good practices presenting them in the course of project meetings. As the Lead partner in WP2 it will coordinate the analysis and organise a Workshop
- to develop thematic Working Groups Contents during a Seminar and collaborate in designing the final framework (WP3);
- to select representatives of continuing education courses to be involved in the project (WPs3-4-5)
- to coordinate the work at local level accomplishing with project tasks  and to coordinate methodological and practical aspects of the QA Pilot stage (WPs4-5).
- to contribute in drafting the Manual exploitation tool (WP6)
It will establish an internal monitoring and management system and carry out the requested reporting activity.



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0032/ 16 32 84 46  

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0032 / 16 324537 


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Content Type: Partners
Created at 12/4/2009 1:08 PM  by Angela Ribeiro Cavazzuti 
Last modified at 4/12/2011 2:50 PM  by Angela Ribeiro Cavazzuti 


expand Hulpiau Veerle
Role in the Istitution Policy advisor Quality Assurance at the Office for Educational Policy
Role in the project Researcher
Role Description
expand Van der Auwera An
Role in the Istitution Consultant Lifelong Learning
Role in the project
Role Description Researcher