Events & Training

PRP Events and Training

Free Sector Workshops and Workshops 101

We provide introductory workshops which are either free or cost-effective for the higher education sector in quality assurance and review.

As part of our role to give back to the sector, we offer free sector workshops to bring HE communities together to discuss key challenges and good practice. 

The free sector workshops we offer include: 

  • How to use the Peer Review Portal
  • Reviewer Workshops as part of our annual Health Check 
  • Calibration Workshops  as part of our annual Health Check
  • Course Conversation Workshops as part of our annual Health Check


The  cost-effective introductory workshops (101)  are a series of  3 x 1hr  workshops (at $ 270+GST per person). A Certificate of Scholarly Activity will be presented on completion of the capstone assessment.

These cost-effective introductory workshops include:

  • Workshop 101 : Unit Design, Assessment and Calibration 
  • Workshop 101: Academic Governance and Reporting 
  • Workshop 101: Building your Scholarship Profile 
  • Workshop 101: Managing Institutional Reviews, Professional Accreditation and Course Reviews
  • Workshop 101: Understanding and using evidence and data for decision-making
  • Workshop 101: Undertaking a Policy Review to gather evidence of implementation and communication
  • Workshop 101: Foundation and pathways program reviews
  • Workshop 101: External review of English language standards and assessment
We will be releasing a program of workshops over August, 2021 and working with sector experts to deliver these workshops. 
Contact : Dr Sara Booth to find out more: [email protected]

Peer Assisted Reviewer Sessions (PARS)

Our Peer Assisted Reviewer Sessions (PARS)  is an academic mentoring program with guided support through one hour online Zoom sessions. 

Sessions are facilitated monthly to coincide with our Annual Health Sector Check of  courses and units of study and are closely linked to sector online groups.

Contact Dr Sara Booth to register your interest in facilitating a Peer Assisted Reviewer Session 

Email: [email protected] 

The one-hour PARS sessions include: 

Peer Collaborator (Mentor)

  • Peer Collaborators facilitate an online Zoom session within Sector Groups 
  • A Peer Collaborator is added as a ‘Collaborator’ to the nominated review project
  • Certificate of Scholarly Activity as a Peer Collaborator/Mentor


Peer Reviewer/s 

  • Peer Reviewers are added to the nominated review project undertake the review prior to the session

  • Peer Reviewers participate in a feedback session to discuss results and build networks

  • Certificate of Scholarly Activity when review has been completed and submitted


Discuss review and evidence

  • The session discuss the review results, questions and actions

Support with feedback  and discussion

  • The feedback session provides key points and lessons learnt from the review


Register as an Independent Reviewer