The text analyses the documentation of the periodic evaluation of academic teachers at 22 Polish universities with the faculties of Pedagogy, shows the conditions of this evaluation and characterises its procedure. The content analysis reveals what issues in the internal regulatory documents establish the periodic evaluation of academic teachers and its procedure, as well as the extent to which they are represented in these documents. In order to fully describe the regulations and to explore the differences among the universities in the area of teacher evaluation, the authors used a statistical analysis. The results show a wide variation of the elements that are included in the internal documents regulating the periodic evaluation of academic teachers. The authors refer to the contemporary press and media discussion on the condition of universities and the directions of their development. They interpret the findings referring also to the contemporary perception of a university as an enterprise as well as to strong bureaucracy at the universities and its adverse impact on their evaluation system.
This essey presents results of short survey. It presents situation of PhD of pedagogy at the time of applying for the possibility or function of the assistant promoter. Survey is aftermath of discussion about situation of PhD, that take place during meetings of team of self-study and self-help team of PhD holders the auspices of the Committee od Pedagogical Sciensec at PAN whose leader is prof. Maria Dudzikowa. Survey is about expieriences of PhD about: 1) applying for being assistant promoter, 2) co-working with promoter and PhD student during this function and 3) recomendation of any needed changes to the provision of assistant promoters. key words: univerisity, assistant promoter, mist-student relationship, 3) recomendation of any needed changes to the provision of assistant promoters.