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Certificate in University Social Responsibility Auditing

Project: Research Collaboration with external organisation

AcronymESSA
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date1/09/1631/08/19
Period1/09/1631/08/19

Description

This three-year project aims to create a more flexible approach to student learning, assessment and certification across Europe’s higher education sector, in a way that will enhance graduate employability. The aim is to improve levels of student satisfaction by allowing them to engage with real world issues in a sphere that is of considerable significance to many of them - social responsibility.

Utilising the Benchmark Standards for University Social Responsibility across the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), that were produced in an earlier EU Lifelong Learning Programme funded project, the work of the current project develops the concept of facilitation of learning as a key to effective engagement of students as active agents of their own learning.

Layman's description

This project will develop and test a undergraduate level course in social responsibility auditing for student-auditors to assess higher education institutions using the University Social Responsibility Benchmarks.

Research outputs