The review was to cover EVA’s collective operations and undertakings in three core areas: evaluations, the knowledge-centre operations and externally contracted activities.
The strategic considerations of the Institute were to be reviewed as well as the processes and methods chosen. The management and internal organisation of the Institute were also to be analysed. The review was also to take into account the external parameters and conditions applying to the work of the Institute.
A list of criteria has been drawn up in EVA and approved by its board (Annex 2). This lists five different themes for the external review:
The expert panel was also asked to review the eight aspects of the operations of quality assurance organisations that should be taken into account in an external peer-review according to ENQA’s recommendations..2