Benchmarking

BENCHMARKING / SURVEY OF EXISTING STRATEGIES AND PRACTICES:
The aim of the benchmarking survey is making an analysis of the situation and needs of the institutions/teachers of the participating countries: Planned areas for examination:
i. content of T&L strategy – on teacher assessment, development and incentives and recognition
ii. content of action plans, benchmarks on teachers’ skills, roles, performance
iii. tasks of T&L centres on teacher development
iv. criteria and framework of teacher competence, skills and role 
v. areas and methods of teacher assessment system
vi. areas and methods of teacher incentive system 
vii. students’ perceptions of teachers’ performance
viii. areas and methods used by academic staff for supporting students’ involvement in enhancing learning experiences
Output/results:  benchmarking questionnaire, results of the consortium level benchmarking will be disseminated at EHEA level, results also channelled into the PLA topics.