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Peer Review for EQAVET
In the past decades, Quality Assurance (QA) and quality improvement have become increasingly important for institutes providing vocational education and training (VET) and for educational authorities throughout Europe. Peer Review as an instrument of external evaluation and QA has been developed since 2003 through a number of far-reaching international projects.


What is Peer Review?
Peer Review is a form of voluntary external evaluation with the aim to support the reviewed educational institution in its efforts for Quality Assurance (QA) and continuing quality improvement. The Peer Review procedure comprises 4 phases as given below: 

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An external group of experts, called Peers, is invited to assess the quality of different fields of the institution, such as the quality of education and training provision of individual departments or of the entire organization.


Who is a Peer?
Peers are external but work in a similar environment and have specific professional expertise and knowledge of the evaluated subject. They are independent “critical friends” and “persons of equal standing” with the person whose performance is being reviewed.

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