- discuss and validate the findings of the two peer learning study visits on “Quality assurance mechanisms in schools and training institutions” that took place in Vilnius (Lithuania) on 27.09-01.10.2010 and in Hamburg (Germany) on 29.11-03.12.2010;
- discuss examples of good practices that were presented during the two visits;
- produce recommendations for policy and decision makers responsible for setting the right conditions at system and provider level to promote an evaluation culture in schools and VET institutions.
The workshop brought together 30 participants and organisers of study visits on the topic of quality assurance in schools and VET institutions, representatives of initiatives identified as examples of good practice during the visits and experts on the topic involved in EU projects and networks. They are educational and vocational training inspectors, ministry officials, representatives of local authorities and national agencies responsible for external and internal evaluation, directors and quality assurance managers of education and vocational training institutions.