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The challenges of workplace-based assessments

students discuss workplace-based assessments

In this video our students, Joel and Victoria, share their perspective on workplace-based assessments.

Take a look at the reference below which explains the philosophy and challenges of workplace-based assessments in postgraduate medical education (but is also relevant for other healthcare professions) along with some recommendations:

Discussion point

  • As a teacher, or as a learner, what do you think are the main challenges of work-place based assessment, and how do you think we can overcome them?

Share your thoughts and ideas below.


Improving assessment: further guidance and recommendations. Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. London, 2016

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