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Título: Economic and educational crisis: Challenges for students in Portugal and Croatia
Autores: Legcevic, Jelena
Abreu, Rute
David, Fátima
Data: 2015
Resumo: Economic crisis starts with collapse of Lehman Borthers and its effects spread for all over the world. Then, it begins a complex changes on the economy and, at this time, the economic crisis causes strong reductions of the State Budget for Education and then Higher Education Institutions (HEI) must redefine its role and adapt their curricula to be able to compete on an equal footing in the international market. For all these reasons, the satisfaction among student population differs in perceptions of quality of their HEI. In this line, the objective of the research is to conduct a comparative analysis of the student perceptions of the Croatian and Portuguese HEI and assessment their perceptions about the quality of their HEI. The methodology of the research will be based on the theoretical analysis which collects and review accessible information about higher education degree study programmes in Croatia and Portugal. Furthermore, the empirical analysis of the research, it will be validated with the reliable KVALIMETAR measuring survey instrument used among Croatian students (january-march 2014; n=732) and Portuguese students (september-october 2014; n=366). The results show that Croatian and Portuguese HEI have to accept several challenges made by students to improve the quality of the teaching and learning process. Also, several remarks appear from both surveys with views and thoughts made by the students in order understand their motivation. Indeed, the profile of the new curricula will get more knowledge and competences to face the exposition of students to economic crisis. The aforementioned facts should be taken into account in the process of planning the future educational programs in order to improve the quality of education in Croatia and in Portugal to meet the new demands of the modern business environment.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10314/2394
ISBN: 978-605-64002-2-2
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