The programme of the MusiQuE Peer-reviewers Training Session 2019 is now available!

24 September 2019

The programme features an introduction to MusiQuE, a working dinner, a role-play session and many opportunities to exchange experiences and practices.

The Training Session will take place in Turin from Wednesday 6th November 2019 at 16:00 to Thursday 7th November 2019 at 13:00 at the Conservatorio di Musica “G. Verdi”.



Day 1 – Wednesday 6th November 2019
Time Format Content
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 Experiences and Practices

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). 
Day 2 – Thursday 7th November 2019
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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All sessions will be delivered in English by members of the MusiQuE Board and Staff and by experienced MusiQuE reviewers.

Have you already registered? If not, register now for the MusiQuE Training Session and the AEC Annual Congress!
A fee of 100 EUR (including dinner and coffee break) will be charged for your participation in the Peer-reviewers Training Session (in addition to the standard fee for the Annual Congress). The fee can be transferred to AEC together with the standard fee for the Annual Congress.

In case you would like to register for the Peer-reviewers Training Session only, please contact the MusiQuE staff at

The deadline for registration to the MusiQuE training is Sunday 20 October 2019.

For more information about the Training Session, please visit the event page.