The Medical Education Unit has conducted serveral educational workshops for faculties, CHPE has runned for the 9th time and Student Assessment Workshop has runned for the third timethis year .
Our objective in satff development are to:
1- Identify the needs of staff in the areas of teaching skills, course and curriculum planning, instructional material design and assessment.
2- Respond to these identified needs by helping staff to acquire the necessary skills.
3- Conduct staff development programmes, e.g. short course, seminars and workshops to assist staff to improve their teaching skills. A current example of such activity is the Certificate in Health Professions Education course and the workshops on student assessment.
4- Conduct introductory programmes for new staff.
5- Alert staff about important issues in medical education.
6- Inform the staff about the unit’s role and activities and promote the availability of its services.
7- Facilitate access to external experts and expertise on medical education.
8- Develop careers of more junior members of staff .
9- Provide award-bearing programmes at the Masters and Doctoral levels.
10- Circulate a medical education newsletter to all College staff and affiliated teachers.