Progression på tid og på tværs: fremdrift og fleksibilisering som styringsregime på de videregående uddannelser

Translated title of the contribution: Progression and the Danish 'Speed-up' Reform

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The aim of the so-called ‘speed-up’ reform is to cut the time available for students to complete their university studies. One consequence of the reform is the increased requirement for flexibility within the Danish higher education system. To cope with the reform, the system will need to facilitate transfer of credits and make it easier for students to compose more personalized learning portfolios, which can include courses from different institutions and study programmes. The article discusses the possible implications of this new approach to steering students through the higher education system: What happens when we allow the individual student to compose a personal profile from different modules with no intentional progression between them? Will the students’ increased freedom serve to motivate them, make them complete their studies more quickly and make them more fit for the labour market like the Danish government presumes? Or will this be at ...
Translated title of the contributionProgression and the Danish 'Speed-up' Reform
Original languageDanish
JournalDansk Universitetspædagogisk Tidsskrift
Issue number16
Pages (from-to)6-17
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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