University Education Standards in the Postmodern Context of Sustainable Growth
Keywords:university education, education standards, postmodern context, sustainable growth
In the period of postmodern changes, trends for global cooperation and the development of the contemporary standards of university education are focused on the convergence of state higher education layouts in Europe to design an Area for Higher Education in Europe (EHEA), which will mainly strengthen worldwide competitiveness. The principles of university standards system modernization in the postmodern era are not the same but similar in both European and global educational environments. In general, they may be described as the triple-phased process of standardized assessment, combining a triangle of education, research, and innovation. Global cooperation trends and the adoption of common standards in European and world education enable university students and staff at different levels to be mobile without legal or other restrictions within the international community. The university has always been and remains a powerful structure that has survived many historical epochs. Thus, postmodern transformation processes in the university education sector have led to the need to review and reorganize the whole system of standardized assessment of a threefold set of knowledge, based on exploration and alteration, correlated with the conventional and contemporary university function, connected with producing new knowledge, that is not restricted to the national frameworks, but is worldwide, directed on the global cooperation, and development.
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