The observation of teaching is increasingly commonplace in Higher Education. At Warwick, not only have many academic staff had the experience of being observed by a TQA assessor, but others have taken part in peer observation exercises within their departments. Observation of teaching is now a routine expectation for probationary staff. PCAPP (Postgraduate Certificate in Academic and Professional Practice) participants are also observed, by a peer, a mentor and a programme team advisor.
These guidance notes deal with: