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Peer Review and Support for Teaching

A new approach to Peer Review is being piloted presently (Tri 2 2023/24). Information will follow in due course. Please get in touch with dlte@napier.ac.uk if you are interested in l​​​earning more. 

Our previous approach to peer review is detailed bel​​ow:​​


Peer Review of teaching and learning is one of the most powerful and effective ways to enhance your teaching practices, whether you are new to teaching or have years of experience. Peer review is not about ‘checking up’ on colleagues’ teaching; it is about opening up conversations which lead to support and enhancement of learning and teaching. Peer Review has been well-established at Edinburgh Napier for decades. The new Peer Review and Support for Teaching process has been designed to build on this legacy, refreshing our practice and making peer review easy and effective.


The process of review involves four steps, underpinned by a series of principles which have been established in consultation with staff and students.



Enter your details at the Peer Review Portal in the Moodle Community and choose your reviewer. If you would be interested in peer review with a student partner through our Students as Colleagues programme, please contact Pamela Calabrese (P.Calabrese@napier.ac.uk). More information about Students as Colleagues is available on the Students as Colleagues page.



Agree on the actual when, where and duration of the review, and choose a tight focus on your practice rather than a general review.



Depending on logistics, you may be able to meet with your reviewer straight after or within a few days of the review and your discussion will depend on the focus.


You may have interesting information to share after the review process that would benefit colleagues within the School and University.


Each School will be encouraged to implement the process in the way that suits them best, but always guided by the six principles which underpin the process.

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