Pedagogic Qualification of Higher Education Teaching Staff - The Third Wave

José Couto Marques


The process triggered by the Bologna Declaration has been producing significant results of various types in the EU Higher Education sector. After reviewing some of the consolidated outcomes of this process, reference is made to a novel trend that has emerged recently and which is geared towards the requirement that by 2020 all staff teaching in higher education institutions should have received certified pedagogical training. A description is provided of initiatives within the field of Engineering Education promoted by institutions that have been actively pursuing this precise objective for the past few decades.


Engineering Education; pedagogical qualification; Ing Paed IGIP

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International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy (iJEP) – eISSN: 2192-4880
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