The PASCL project will organise of a long series of annual events on Student – Centered Learning, which will contribute to the necessary shift in bringing more visibility to the implementation of SCL and importance of the teaching mission of HEI in general.
Through the 3 conferences organised during the project lifetime, students, teachers, institutional leadership and policy-makers will have the opportunity to debate barriers and preconditions of SCL, its role to strengthening social dimension. A question, how current quality assurance tools can support excellence in teaching will be raised as well.
The PASCL project aims to train experts (to be included in the European PASCL pool of experts) who will share their skills and knowledge on the national level and will contribute to the increasing awareness on the changes to be made in the learning and teaching culture at institutional level. The training to be held in Budapest is the first step in the peer-assessment process, whereby the peer-assessment team-members, and the representatives of the participating institutions are acquainted with and discuss the concepts and philosophies on which the peer-assessment process is built upon (such as student-centered learning and enhancement-led evaluation), and the steps of the peer-assessment process itself.
Three Site visits will be organised for peer-assessing the SCL in the respective institutions, but also considering any feedback on the PASCL assessment framework. The visits will be conducted by the expert teams formed by an experts assigned by the consortium, Including participants from the SCL trainings. The consortia will assign clear roles to the team, including the Chair and the Secretary. Report will be prepared by the experts participating in the site visits, send for feedback to the assessed institution and the final version provided until end of M21
The conclusions and suggestions will be considered for improving the PASCL assessment framework.
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