November 6th, 2019
MusiQuE Peer-reviewers Training Session 2019
Turin, Italy

The MusiQuE Board and staff are looking forward to welcoming you to the next Peer-reviewers Training Session, on 6-7 November 2019!

The training session aims to offer elements of training and professional development to potential and confirmed MusiQuE peer-reviewers: representatives of higher music education institutions, students in higher music education, representatives of music schools and representatives of organisations from the music profession - experienced or not - interested in becoming peer-reviewers for MusiQuE in the future or in reflecting on their experience and practice as peer-reviewers, or with a general interest in quality assurance and accreditation in conservatoires.

Practical details

Date: from Wednesday 6th November 2019 at 16:00 (including dinner) to Thursday 7th November 2019 at 13:00.
Venue: Conservatorio di Musica “G. Verdi„ Torino, Italy.


16:00 - 16:20 Plenary session Welcome and introduction

A general introduction to MusiQuE, its structure and its review procedures
16:20 - 17:10 Plenary session with group work ‘Preparation, procedures and paperwork’: the roles and responsibilities of peer-reviewers during MusiQuE review procedures.

Presentation and practical exercise
17:15 - 18:15 Interactive session Exchanging experiences and practices: focus on the MusiQuE Standards, MusiQuE’s concept of quality, fact-finding and providing useful comment

Participants discuss in small groups challenges as well as positive experiences, practices and lessons learned.
18:15 - 21:00 Work in groups Working dinner

Practical exercise: participants prepare the role-play exercise (scheduled on day 2). 
09:00 – 09:45 Work in groups Role-play session: acting as a peer-reviewer

Practical exercise: participants undertake a meeting during a mock institutional site-visit, assuming the role of either members of a review team or staff from within the institution being reviewed.
09:50 – 10:35 Work in groups Role-play session: acting as a peer-reviewer

(Repeated, groups switch roles)
10:40- 11:00 Plenary Feedback on the role-playing session
11:00 – 11:30   Coffee break
11:30 – 12:30 World café Working methods within the team and interpretation of the Standards

Practical exercise: participants are asked to discuss questions posed by the session leaders in small groups.
12:30 – 13:00 Plenary Plenary discussion and conclusions

Final session including a presentation of the MusiQuE Board, an opportunity to offer feedback on the training and an update about MusiQuE’s ongoing and upcoming review activities.


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