ENOTHE – Occupational Therapy (2005-2008)

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Project title: The European Network of Occupational Therapy in Higher Education

Coordinating institution: Metropolitan University College, Denmark

Dates: 2005-2008

Participant countries: Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta,  Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, UK, USA

Subject area(s): Occupational Therapy

Project objectives:
1) To encourage European standards of occupational therapy education in higher education using WFOT standards and methods of quality assurance in order to reach mutual recognition
2) To introduce and promote ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) in occupational therapy education
3) To encourage the development of lifelong education in occupational therapy including the development of joint education/ European programmes
4) To provide assistance to institutions that wish to start occupational therapy education programmes (e.g. Central and Eastern European Regions) and advise on potential resources
* Project groups have a specified task and work-plan, which are approved by the ENOTHE board or General Assembly.
In 2003-2004, ENOTHE was invited by the European Commission to work on Lines 1 & 2 of Tuning: Generic and Subject-Specific Competences. The objective was to develop academic and professional profiles for a degree programme within the Thematic Network area of Occupational Therapy. Identify the learning outcomes expressed in generic and subject specific competences at BA and MA levels.

Project website: http://www.enothe.eu/index.php

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Outcomes in terms of documents and publications:

RefOccupationalTherapy_EUTUNING Reference Points for the Design and Delivery of Degree Programmes in Occupational Therapy book_blackTeaching & Learning: Activity Analysis and Occupational Mapping-A European Competence Based Module

[not available online]

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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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