Evolution and debates

A recent document presented by the Commission, ECTS KEY FEATURES, proposes an updated and broader definition of ECTS. "ECTS is a learner-centred system for credit accumulation and transfer based on the transparency of learning outcomes and learning processes. It aims to facilitate planning, delivery, evaluation, recognition and validation of qualifications and units of learning as well as student mobility. ECTS is widely used in formal higher education and can be applied to other lifelong learning activities". 
New ECTS user’s guide