Ordinance On Tenders Of Danish Vocational Higher Education Abroad

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om udbud af danske erhvervsrettede videregående uddannelser i udlandet

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Overview (table of contents)



Chapter 1



Approval of tenders abroad





Chapter 2



Organization and terms





Chapter 3



Economy





Chapter 4



Other rules concerning educational offerings abroad





Chapter 5



Date of entry into force of





Annex 1



Criteria of quality of new supply abroad by erhvervsakdemiuddannelser, professional bacheloruddannelser, college education and diploma education



The full text of the Ordinance on tenders of Danish vocational higher education abroad

Under section 17 (a), paragraph 4, of the Act on vocational college education and University bacheloruddannelser of the basic regulation. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 1147 by 23. October 2014, § 15 in, paragraph 4, of the Act on vocational basic education and higher education (further education system) for adults, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 578 of 1. June 2014, as amended by Act No. 634 of 16. June 2014, section 10 (a), paragraph 3, of the law on the University colleges of higher education, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 936 of 25. August 2014, as amended by Act No. 1377 of 16. December 2014, section 10 (a), paragraph 3, of the Act on vocational academies of higher education, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 935 of 25. August 2014, section 9 (a), paragraph 3, of the law on media and journalism, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 205 of 27. February 2013, as well as section 8 (2) and section 14 (2) of law No. 601 of 12. June 2013 on accreditation of higher education institutions, lays down: Chapter 1



Approval of tenders abroad



§ 1. Education and Minister approves under this Ordinance calls for tenders abroad of vocational college education, University bacheloruddannelser, higher adult education (College degree programs and diploma courses).

(2). The rules applicable to the provision of education in Denmark, see. paragraph 1 shall apply mutatis mutandis in the case abroad, unless the Minister has otherwise provided. The right of appeal to the Board of higher education does not apply to courses offered abroad.





§ 2. Education Minister and acting on the basis of a preliminary evaluation (screening) of the institution's application for approval of a call for tenders abroad decision on: 1) approval for the creation of the applied supply abroad.

2) Preliminary approval for the creation of the applied supply abroad contingent on subsequent positive educational accreditation or institutional accreditation.

3) refusal of establishing the applied supply abroad.

(2). The Minister shall take a decision in accordance with paragraph 1 on the basis of an assessment of the institution's economic assumptions for the supply abroad, as well as an assessment as to whether the supply abroad will be feasible without jeopardising the institution's educational activity in Denmark in danger.

(3). Approval in accordance with paragraph 1, nr. 1, requires that the institution is encouraging institution accredited.

(4). Accreditation Council charges a fee for processing the application for training accreditation of supply abroad to cover expenses connected therewith.





§ 3. Accreditation Council shall decide on the accreditation of training offerings in foreign countries on the basis of an accreditation report and the criteria for quality of supply abroad of vocational college education, University bacheloruddannelser, Academy training and diploma education, contained in annex 1. Accreditation report must be prepared by a quality assurance operator listed in the European register of quality assurance agencies EQAR (European Quality Assurance Register). The applicant chooses the operator quality assurance and spending for the preparation of the accreditation report.

(2). Accreditation Council shall inform the Minister of education and whether its decisions.





§ 4. The educational institution which is approved for the provision of an education abroad, is across from the education and Minister responsible for the tender carried out in accordance with the rules for the training.





Chapter 2



Organization and terms



§ 5. Supply abroad is carried out by the institution as separate revenue-generating activities, see. However, paragraph 2.

(2). The educational institution can place products, which are not necessary for day-to-day operations, such as shares of a public limited-liability company or another company with limited liability whose purpose is to implement the Danish education abroad. Such a company must be registered in Denmark.

(3). The funds that the institution uses to supply abroad, do not have a degree or be applied to conditions that brings the institution's educational activities in Denmark.





§ 6. For tenders abroad, which are implemented as separate revenue-generating activities, subject to the following conditions: 1) the undertaking must not provide a cumulative deficit four years in a row.

2) the institution must have designed separate liability and life insurance for the company abroad.

3) the institution shall, on education and Research Ministry's guidelines give separate accounts for the company abroad.

(2). Provides supply an accumulated deficit four years in a row, the Minister's approval.

(3). A approval of supply abroad can also be canceled if the Minister determines that the educational institution no longer fulfils the economic assumptions used for the Minister's approval.





Chapter 3



Economy



§ 7. Students on the provision of Danish education abroad, see. section 1, paragraph 1, are not included in the institution's grant basis for the calculation of activity-specific grants.

(2). The institution may charge for participation in teaching. The size is determined by the institution.

(3). The institution shall determine the conditions for payment, including that payment shall be payable in advance and payment for at least one semester.





Chapter 4



Other rules concerning educational offerings abroad



§ 8. The educational institution can customize the professional content in an approved supply abroad within a framework of, respectively, 30 ECTS credits of University bacheloruddannelser and 15 ECTS credits of vocational college education, college degree programs and diploma courses, when linguistic, cultural or educational circumstances in the country concerned, particularly justifies it, see. (2).

(2). Adaptation of an educational professional content pursuant to paragraph 1 shall not affect the training core elements significantly.





§ 9. The educational institution shall ensure that students by courses offered abroad achieve the same professional goals and have the same legal certainty in the implementation of the programme, including in the implementation and evaluation of tests and exams, as students on training as offered in Denmark.

(2). The training certificate must be drawn up in English, but can also be written in other languages.

(3). By assessment and award of grades for completed courses can be educational institution in addition to the 7-step-scale or the locally applicable grading scale also choose to use the ECTS-scale, see. Annex 2 to the Ordinance on the grading scale and the other judgement by education at the Ministry of education and research area (nature of the notice).





§ 10. The curriculum for a Danish education offered abroad, see. section 1, paragraph 1, shall bear, in addition to the General requirements for Danish education curriculum include information about 1) possible technical adaptations to training pursuant to § 8, 2) the language in which the training certificate is issued in the language of instruction, 4, 3)) used grading scale, and 5) the manner in which the educational institution has met the requirement set out in section 9 on the protection of students ' rights.

(2). The curriculum is replaced by in English as well as in the language of instruction, as training carried out on. The curriculum must be available to all students on the training.





Chapter 5



Date of entry into force of



§ 11. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. September 2015.

(2). Executive Order No. 684 of 30. June 2009 for the provision of Danish vocational higher education abroad are hereby repealed.

The Ministry of education and research, the 6. July 2015 Corinne Groves L/Mark Neumann



Annex 1 criteria of quality of new supply abroad by erhvervsakdemiuddannelser, professional bacheloruddannelser, college education and diploma education



Focus









Criteria of quality









Deepening











1. Organization and communication established a clear organization and effective channels of communication to ensure the quality of educational provision in foreign countries





The applicant must explain and demonstrate

1) that there is a clear and appropriate tasks and responsibilities between the educational institution in Denmark and the institution's procurement abroad,


2) that there is clear and appropriate communication channels between the Danish educational establishment and the foreign supply place, and

3) an organization that ensures the continued fulfilment of criteria 2-7 below.









2. Internships there are a sufficient number of relevant internships





The applicant shall, in respect of the provision of vocational college education and professional bacheloruddannelser explain and demonstrate that the institution can provide the necessary practical training places, this should be explained the need for internships.









3. organisation of education provision is in accordance with the education targets for learning outcomes.





The applicant must explain and demonstrate

1) that the organization is appropriate, so the students can meet the targets for learning outcomes established for the training,

2) that provision is organised, so that students have the opportunity to carry out one or more parts of the training abroad within the set duration of study.









4. Knowledge Base Training supply is based on research and development knowledge in the relevant fields of expertise and knowledge on practices in the professions and occupations, which programmes are geared towards





The applicant must explain and demonstrate

1) to educational supply continually will rely on new knowledge about key trends from the employment areas, which supply target,

2) to supply continuously will rely on new knowledge about relevant test and development work and current results from relevant research fields.









5. Professional Environment Education supply supported by a sufficiently strong professional environment.





The applicant must explain and demonstrate

1) that there is already a relevant professional environment at the tender spot in the form of relevant related courses, or

2) that there is a plan that makes that a sufficiently strong professional environment can and will be provided.









6. Facilities and resources The physical facilities and material resources at the tender spot is sufficient to supply the training can be carried out in accordance with the goals for the learning proceeds.





The applicant must explain and demonstrate

1) what facilities and resources necessary for students to achieve learning goals for yield (can for example include library, it equipment, premises, equipment, materials and tools),

2) to these facilities and resources are present on the tender spot. If not, shall be subject to an appropriate plan for how these will be provided.









7. Quality assurance that will be worked systematically and continuously to ensure and develop the quality of the activities and results.





The applicant must explain and demonstrate that the institution systematically carry out activities for the purpose of quality assurance and development and in this context, the involvement of external and internal stakeholders, and that supply will be quality-assured as a part thereof.

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