Peer Review of Teaching

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Peer Review is 'the assessment of one's work by one's peer group, or by others of similar standing and qualifications' (Maquarie Dictionary 2021).

The term ‘peer review of teaching' can be used to describe a formative process dedicated to improving teaching through evidence and observation. It can also refer to a summative process that involves gaining evidence to make an evaluation or a judgement about teaching quality.

University of South Australia's approach to the peer review of teaching includes distinct formative and summative processes: