Need for clear objectives

Another challenge is that peer work is criticised for often lacking clear objectives and is more a matter of ‘just doing what seems right’.  Practitioners work on the ground, have first class information, knowledge and intuition and many operational decisions are often made on ‘gut feeling’.   Consequently, they may not always see the benefits of  what might be felt to be ‘academic processes’.

Unfortunately, this is a mistake. It is no use working just hoping for the best. Sound planning, preparing and monitoring if you are on track are absolutely necessary. The argument for the necessity to have clear objectives and to monitor progress makes absolute sense.  Sections dealing with these issues on this website are: