MEETING ON ECOTOURISM STUDY PROGRAM QUALITY IMPROVEMENT
- May 5, 2016
- Posted by: Kolpingas
- Category: News
Since 2012 a unique Ecotourism Study Program is successfully carried on in Kolping University of Applied Sciences. One of the missions of this program in the broad sense is to contribute to the sustainable development and development of the sustainable economic traditions in Lithuania, mobilizing researchers, practitioners, and students’ community. This program is attracting more and more interest not only from prospective students, but also new social partners and other institutions of higher education, pursuing the development of Ecotourism Study Program and enriching it with new study practice opportunities, jointly organized events for students and teachers.
In order to discuss the Ecotourism Program development and improvement of the quality guidelines, on the 4th May 2016 the teachers, administration and social partners of Kolping University of Applied Sciences organized the meeting, which focused on the Ecotourism Program quality improvement guidelines: relevance of the study outcomes, efficiency of the internal quality assurance system, greater students and teachers’ involvement in the applied research, study practice organization, the need to improve the better preparation of practice heads (tutors) in organizing, performing and evaluating the study practice activities as well as the internationalisation capabilities of the Ecotourism Program.
Kolping University of Applied Sciences appreciates the new social partners of the Ecotourism Program – Kaunas Botanical Garden of Vytautas Magnus University for the opportunity to organise a meeting in the exceptionally cozy atmosphere.