This badge presents a support resource for programme development teams enabling them to design coherent and learner-centred higher education programmes.
It is intended for use at the start of the design process when the key decisions are made regarding the programme’s intended audience and overall purpose.
In line with the ECTS (2015), driven by EHEA, this four-step process is intentionally learner-centred in comparison to historically programme-centred design processes.
Engaging in the process as directed by the Higher Education Programme Design Badge results in the completion of a programme specification which can be used for stakeholder consultation and institutional approval purposes. It also provides the key scaffolding around which the detailed programme document can be developed.