Best Practice in Teaching Event, 27th April 2017

Inaugural Best Practice in Teaching Event Held at Centre for Medicine

Best Practice Judith West with AudienceOn 27 April 2017, clinical teachers from across the region congregated at the Centre for Medicine for the Medical School’s first Best Practice in Teaching Meeting. The event began with a series of Medical School updates on the new curriculum, assessment and student support. This was followed by presentations from four Local Education Providers who showcased a range of innovations and developments in teaching and learning. In the afternoon delegates had the opportunity to come together to synergise though workshops in the areas Best Practice Prof London and Prof Hollandof: the use of technology in teaching, professionalism, or lessons learnt in introducing a new curriculum. In addition to the Medical School updates, interactive workshops and sharing of best practice, colleagues were also able to network with peers from a range of disciplines. Feedback on the event was very positive.


Top Take Home Points

  • Importance of welcoming students/accessing pastoral support
  • Use of new technology in teaching, i.e. Top Hat
  • Being good role models!
  • Changes in the new curriculum and practicalities behind implementation

What Delegates Liked Most

  • Updates on what the school is doing and future plansBest Practice Audience
  • Being able to hear about new teaching developments / innovations from those from diverse backgrounds
  • Value of e-learning clinical package and clinical simulations.
  • Networking and interactive workshops
  • Informative and succinct presentations from guest speakers.

Resources from the day are available here.

Overall, the event was a great success and we look forward to next year’s meeting.



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