Micro-credentials: a model for engineering education?

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Author: Mischewski, Brenden

Abstract:

This report was commissioned by the Tertiary Education Commission to provide advice on how micro-credentials (competency-based, personalised, formal or informal units of learning) might be used to improve the uptake of engineering education in New Zealand, particularly of the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering. The report summarizes the key issues facing engineering education at levels 4-6 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF), and explores how micro and other alternative credentials have been applied in higher education here and overseas. This report was predominantly a...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Qualifications; Pathways; Tertiary education

Keywords: Qualifications framework; Education and training system; Competency based training; Credit transfer; Access to education and training; Relevance of education and training; Recommendations; Microcredentials

Geographic subjects: New Zealand; Oceania

Published: Wellington, New Zealand: Engineering e2e, Tertiary Education Commission, 2017

Physical description: 35 p.

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http://www.engineeringe2e.org.nz/assets/e2e/discoveriespdfs/Final-report-Micro-credentials-A-model-for-eningeering-education-April-2017.pdf

Also called: Micro-credentials: a model for engineering education?: a report for the Tertiary Education Commission

Statement of responsibility: Mischewski, B.

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 132.526

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