On March 27, 2019, the Academic Information Centre (AIC) organized a training seminar “Learning outcomes in higher education institutions”, aimed at familiarizing representatives of Latvian higher education institutions with the learning outcomes of higher education qualifications in the Latvian Qualifications Database and their linking to the European Commission's portals European Skills/Competences, Qualifications and Occupations (ESCO) and Learning Opportunities and Qualifications in Europe (LOQ), as well as the role of learning outcomes in the process of quality assessment in higher education.
Participants of the seminar had the opportunity to get acquainted with the experience of good practice in the formulation of learning outcomes presented by the Dean of the Faculty of Information Technologies of Ventspils University of Applied Sciences, Assoc. Prof., Dr.phys. Māris Ēlerts, as well as learn from the experience of the representatives of the Centre for Educational Growth of Rīga Stradiņš University in mapping study results and its influence on the formulation of study results presented by the Director of the Centre, Assoc. Prof., Dr. paed. Nora Jansone-Ratinika and Deputy Director Matīss Sīlis.
At the end of the seminar, the participants discussed the principles of formulating learning outcomes and the challenges faced by representatives of higher education institutions in implementing this process.
The training seminar was organized within the framework of the Academic Information Centre project “Databases and registers for qualifications (EQF-NCPs)” (No. VS / 2018/0185, 2018-2020).
Seminar materials are available here (in Latvian).