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Effective Teaching Skills (for Clinicians) (online)

A highly interactive and practical course to introduce those interested in learning more about teaching in clinical settings to fundamental principles in medical education.

Your trainer will be Academic Section of Medical Education, School of Medicine.

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Who it’s for

Designed for Clinical Supervisors, Lecturers, Trainers, Educational Supervisors and Course Leads who are involved in teaching in medicine/dentistry/pharmacy/nursing or other health professions.

What you’ll learn

  • skills and techniques to help you improve and refresh your teaching
  • how to identify learning opportunities within the workplace and strategies for supporting learners
  • principles of designing instructional materials to support learning
  • benefits and limitations of large and small group teaching
  • how to meaningfully assess others performance and provide constructive feedback

Topics covered

  • how we learn
  • work place learning
  • teaching practical skills
  • designing instructional materials
  • giving and receiving constructive feedback
  • teaching techniques for large and small groups


  • familiarisation with the principles underpinning effective educational practice in clinical settings
  • practical opportunities to review and expand your teaching abilities
  • support from a team of experienced facilitators