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MedEdWorld News provides medical education updates on the latest developments, awards, and projects. It includes reports from medical education events and news from organisations. Members of the MedEdWorld Community make contributions.

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Teaching excellence framework

Feb 06, 2017

A Times Higher Education piece discusses a limitation of the move by the government in England to create a measure of teaching quality despite the incentives should the universities reach a high standard.

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Transversal Competencies and their Assessment: Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific

Feb 03, 2017

In today’s world, there is a growing sense that the real purpose of education is not only to produce learners who are literate and numerate.

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Paper on Transversal competencies noted by UNESCO

Feb 02, 2017

Transversal Competencies and their Assessment: Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific

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Students and Practitioners Can Now Experience Anatomy in Virtual Reality

Feb 02, 2017

The reinvention of virtual reality technology and devices has brought new possibilities for creation of educational tools that could overcome existing limitations.

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Notable trends in education worth watching in 2017

Feb 01, 2017

A group of higher education leaders in the United States were asked to assess education's top tech-related trends for the coming year — from artificial intelligence to Generation Z. Here's what they told Campus Technology.

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Professor Harden - Osmosis interview

Feb 01, 2017

Professor Harden has a wide interest in undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education and is committed to developing new approaches to curriculum planning and to reaching and learning. Here he is interviewed by Shiv Gaglani of Osmosis.org

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Academic medical leaders call travel restrictions "a step backward" for U.S. medical education, research and health care

Feb 01, 2017

The New England Journal of Medicine published a Perspectives article in which Department of Medicine leaders at seven major academic medical centres discuss how the seven-country travel ban from entering the United States is "a step backwards" for medical education, patient care and research.

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Poll Results: How often in the last year have you visited your institution’s library?

Jan 31, 2017

The MedEdWorld poll in the last newsletter asked: How often in the last year have you visited your institution's library?

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