The observatories are operational tools approved by the Board of Directors in order to monitor issues of primary interest for the society.

Since the 2015 the following observatories are active:

  1. Didactic practices between research and training (under review)
  2. Didactics and disciplinary knowledge (coordinators: Pietro Lucisano, Elisabetta Nigris)
  3. Evaluation, assessment and quality at university (coordinator: Ettore Felisatti)
  4. The quality of the evaluation (coordinator: Giovanni Moretti)
  5. Evaluation in online learning environments (coordinators: Roberto Trinchero, Tommaso Minerva)
  6. Soft skills (coordinators: Alessandra La Marca, Maria Cinque)