DentEd III – Dentistry (2004-2007)

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Project title:  Tuning learning units, competences, quality assurance and ECTS in EU dentistry

Coordinating institution: The Provost, Scholars and Fellow of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin

Dates: September 2004 – September 2007

Participant countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, UK

Subject area(s): Dentistry

Project objectives: The aims of the project were to develop a curricular model in dentistry which is fully compliant with the principles of the Declaration of Bologna, as well as following the methodology and actions defined by the Tuning Project. It also aimed to harmonise the various dental curricula and to transfer all expertise and activities, including the site-visitation and quality assurance systems, to ADEE.

Project website: check http://www.adee.org/taskforces/index.html

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Outcomes in terms of documents and publications:

book_greenPlasschaert AJM, Holbrook WP, Delap E, Martinez C., Walmsley AD. Profile and competences for the European dentist. Eur J Dent Educ 2005; 9: 98-107

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book_greenA.J.M. Plasschaert, J. McLoughlin, J. Keogh (2007). European Convergence in Dental Education, the DentEd III project.
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book_greenJ. Cowpe, A. Plasschaert, W. Harzer, H. Vinkka-Puhakka and A. D. Walmsley (2010). Profile and competences for the graduating European dentist – update 2009. European Journal of Dental Education ISSN 1396-5883

book_greenPlasschaert AJ, Lindh C, McLoughlin J, Manogue M, Murtomaa H, Nattestad A, Sanz M. Curriculum structure and the European Credit Transfer System for European dental schools: part I. Eur J Dent Educ. 2006 Aug;10(3):123-30. PubMed PMID: 16842585

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book_greenPlasschaert AJ, Manogue M, Lindh C, McLoughlin J, Murtomaa H, Nattestad A, Sanz M. Curriculum content, structure and ECTS for European dental schools. Part II: methods of learning and teaching, assessment procedures and performance criteria. Eur J Dent Educ. 2007 Aug;11(3):125-36. PubMed PMID: 17640255.

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book_greenJones ML, Hobson RS, Plasschaert AJ, Gundersen S, Dummer P, Roger-Leroi V, Sidlauskas A, Hamlin J. Quality assurance and benchmarking: an approach for European dental schools. Eur J Dent Educ. 2007 Aug;11(3):137-43. PubMed PMID: 17640256.

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To find out more about how this project used the Tuning methodology, check the Tuning Research section of the website or contact us directly.

Maria

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