This module familiarises participants with the basic themes within medical education. It offers participants theoretical and practical guidance relating to (a) good teaching, (b) good assessment and (c) curriculum development. Overall, it provides participants with the basic knowledge and skills needed for teaching as a health care professional.
Participants study (a) Principles of Teaching and Learning and (b) Teaching Methods. The module includes the study of (a) Principles of Assessment (b) Assessment Methods (c) Mentoring and Giving Good Feedback.
A significant element of the module encourages participants to study (a) the principles of and (b) approaches to curriculum development. This element enables participants to contribute to the design and planning of learning activities and/or programmes of study.