About E-SLP Project
E-SLP is a project about European Short Learning Programmes (SLPs) for continuous professional development and lifelong learning. Download flyer.
Short Learning Programmes (SLPs) or short degree programmes are a group of courses (units, modules or other learning building blocks) with a common subject focussing on specific needs in society and which are part of larger degrees. Different typologies and names exist throughout Europe.
European Qualification Framework (EQF)
ranging from foundation to doctoral level (4/5 to 8)
Study time between 5 to 30 ECTS
Recognising SLP qualifications as part of wider degree programmes. Such that these qualifications are compliant with the (renewed) EQF as well as with quality assurance and accreditation procedures
SLPs must be regarded as building blocks to formal degrees
The E-SLP project will mainly focus on flexible online/blended SLPs
Implementation of flexible and scalable SLPs as main part of continuing education/continuous professional development and lifelong learning policies. Flexibility by for example responses to market, flexible building blocks to degrees, openness, non-stop enrolment, flexible learning paths, asynchronous, etc. and scalability by progressive accreditation, massive audience, easy context adaptation, etc.
The project is funded under Erasmus+ Programme, Key Action 3: Support for Policy Reform – Initiatives for Policy Innovation - "Forward Looking Cooperation Projects"
Project Number: 590202-EPP-1-2017-1-NL-EPPKA3-PI-FORWARD
Project Duration: 36 months
Start date: 01-01-2018
End date: 31-12-2020
Coordinator: European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU)