Developing information literacy for lifelong learning and knowledge economy in Western Balkan countries

Naziv projekta / Title Developing information literacy for lifelong learning and knowledge economy in Western Balkan countries
Referentni broj / Reference number 517117-TEMPUS-1-2011-1-IE-TEMPUS-JPHES
Godina projekta / Project year 2011
Trajanje u godinama / Duration in years 3
Područje / Scope Multi-country
Tip projekta / Type Tempus Joint project - Governance Reform
Kratak pregled / Summary

The main features of this project include the identification of best IL practice, transfer of knowledge, development and implementation of IL programs and training including online IL suites, development of IL policy and dissemination and exploitation of results across all participating countries.

Wider objectives:

A furthering of the Bologna Process for a Europe of knowledge by exploring  inclusion of  IL competencies in curricula. The creation with Faculty, of curriculum-integrated IL programs ( embedded in the three cycle system (bachelor/master/doctorate), quality assurance and recognition of qualifications for the development of lifelong learning in society at large. These innovative technologies will benefit all  stakeholders such as undergraduate and postgraduate students, Librarians, academic staff, Ministries, National and public libraries, Local communities.

Specific objectives:

Development of IL programs for learners and their  use in curricula.

Development of  innovative online IL modules  for lifelong learning.

Harmonisation of the IL programs with those currently active in Western Balkan countries.

Strengthen the capacities of higher education institutions for the strategic planning and implementation of information literacy programs to instill transferable skills for a “competitive, dynamic, knowledge-based economy”.

To develop IL policy, guidelines, – goals, mission.

To disseminate information about the approaches to IL development and ensure their sustainability.

Principle outcomes and outputs:

Guidelines for planning IL programs.

Harmonised contents for the teaching of IL.

Training of IL practitioners.

Development of innovative online IL modules.

Implementation of the IL programs.

Dissemination and Sustainability of the IL programs.

Partneri / Partners

Limerick Institute of Technology (Ireland) – coordinator

Transylvania University of Brasov (Romania)

University of Crete (France)

Agricultural University of Tirana (Albania)

University Fan S Noli of Korce Albania

University of Bihać (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

University of Mostar (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

University of Tirana (Albania)

University of Priština – Kosovska Mitrovica

University of Montenegro

University of Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Middlesex University (United Kingdom)

The National and University Library of Kosova

Odobreni budžet u eurima / Approved budget in euros  1422780
Tempus grant u eurima / Tempus grant in euros 1280502
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