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has really entered the vocabulary of thinking about teaching and learning. However, according to the Validation Panel Members, this does not mean that the integration of knowledge about gender is uncontested. Many European programmes face threats of cutbacks or closure. The Validation Panel Members suggested that in Part 2.3 these difficulties are made visible.

Particular Recommendations Introduction to the Gender Studies Area The introductory part that consists of the description of the Theoretical Foundations of Gender Studies; Gender Networks and Associations; Intergenerational Gender Studies, Gender Studies in Transnational Teaching, Changes in the Funding Structure for Research; Gender Studies in Central and Eastern Europe; Gender Studies and Equal Opportunities Policies was assessed as highly informative. — The section on the specificity of Gender Studies in Eastern Europe was seen as an indicator of important occurrences happening within the field that help to understand the present state-of-the art in European Gender Studies. However, the tensions created within Europe after 1989 might be phrased differently. Part 2.3.5 where the text speaks about “old/new Europe” should make clear where the terms come from. — It was suggested that citizenship be addressed explicitly since it relates to conceptualizations of gender equality and gender policies in the EU. The introductory part could focus more on the relationship between women and citizenship. Summary of the Gender Studies Tuning Process Part three was appreciated for its solid description of profiles, occupations and cycle level descriptors, but also in-depth analysis of the survey concerning the generic and specific competences. To improve the quality of part three the following suggestions were made: — Update the section on Degree Profiles and Occupations provided in Part 3.1 and 3.4. 145

Gender Studies Tuning Brochure  

Tuning Educational Structures in Europe The name Tuning was chosen for the project to refl ect the idea that universities do not look for u...

Gender Studies Tuning Brochure  

Tuning Educational Structures in Europe The name Tuning was chosen for the project to refl ect the idea that universities do not look for u...

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