European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System: An Alternative Way to Calculate the ECTS Grades
Higher Education in Europe
Taylor & Francis
The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) has been developed and instituted to facilitate student mobility and academic recognition. This paper presents, discuss, and illustrates the pertinence and the limitation of the current statistical distribution of the ECTS grades, and we propose an alternative way to calculate the ECTS grades attribution in order to improve the ECTS system.