The current newsletter contains interesting information on current trends in medical assessment as well as information on the latest developments and activities at UCAN. As a you UCAN partner, please feel free to circulate the newsletter at your institution.

27.04.2015

80 delegates from the German UCAN Partners met in Göttingen to discuss on the topic of "Future perspectives for competency-based and quality-assured medical assessment". in workshops and plenary sessions the Partners made plans as to how the upcoming challenges can be adressed together.

23.02.2015

From 4th to 15th November 2014, the second competency-based student Progress Test will be held at 9 different UCAN partner faculties. After its successful debut last November, almost 500 students have already registered for this year’s test that includes new question types (SJT) and a revised feedback system.

10.11.2014

The Canadian "Touchstone Institute" decided to join UCAN and will thus become our 60th Partner. The institution providing assessment, evaluation and training programs for internationally educated health professionals will start to use the UCAN Tools in 2015.

20.10.2014

UCAN attended the annual conference of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE). The team shared its latest experiences in conducting medical assessment in cooperative networks as well as the latest results of the competency-based Progress Test done with UCAN tools.

08.10.2014

8th German Partners Meeting

80 delegates from the German UCAN Partners met in Göttingen to discuss on the topic of "Future perspectives for competency-based and quality-assured medical assessment". in various workshops and plenary sessions the Partners made plans as to how the upcoming challenges can be adressed together.

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