The success of the workshop ” Learning outcomes and curriculum development”

 

In 3 days, from December 2 to December 4, 2019, Thai Nguyen University of Economics and Business Administration in cooperation with Au4skill Project of Australian Government organized a workshop named “Learning outcomes and curriculum development”.

The main keynote speaker of the workshop was Dr. Shaun Nykvist, Senior Lecturer, Department of Education, School of Lecturers and Leadership, Queensland University of Technology (Australia). He is an expert in training staffs and lecturers of many universities all around the world in the fields of learning outcomes and curriculum development.

On behalf of Thai Nguyen University of Economics & Business Administration, there were  Assoc.Prof. Do Anh Tai – Vice Rector;  leaders of TUEBA’s departments and all lecturers of the Faculty of Business Administration.

The content of the workshop focused on theoretical and practical issues about output standards and training programs. At the workshop, Dr. Shaun Nykvist introduced 5 main contents: (1) General Introduction on the role of learning outcomes, levels of learning outcomes; (2) Assessing and evaluating learning outcomes: Suggested models, principles, and procedure for evaluating intended and achieved learning outcomes; (3)Which requirements should the formulation of learning outcomes meet? (4) Experiences in implementing a Learning Outcomes Approach: A case study of Queensland university of Technology; (5) Practising on developing learning outcomes;

One of the popular trend in higher education in the world is developing the capacity of learners.

The quality of training depends on many factors including: learning outcomes and the curriculums. The learning outcomes and curriculums help to determine the development level of socio-economic and scientific-technical of coutries as well as universities. That is the reason why the workshop was organised.