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Shape of Training Mapping Exercise

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Report of the Mapping exercise Panel

This report summarises the findings from the mapping exercise conducted by Colleges and Faculties and sets out the key messages identified by the Mapping Exercise Panel which comprises representatives from the four countries, Colleges and the General Medical Council and was established to advise and oversee the process.

Guidance in Standards for Candidate Feedback

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Summative Postgraduate Medical Examinations in the UK

The standards detailed in this guidance represent the minimum expected practice regarding the provision of feedback that all Colleges and Faculties should adopt. It is anticipated that each College and Faculty will use these as a foundation to build more specific and detailed standards upon. It is also hoped that other organisations which currently provide examinations used in UK postgraduate medical training will adopt the standards.

Guidance for Standard Setting

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A framework for high stakes postgraduate competency-based examinations

This guidance explores a set of guiding principles for standard setting in the context of summative postgraduate medical competency-based examinations. The aim of examinations within this context is to separate the competent candidates from the not competent candidates, according to how they compare to a minimum standard. This guidance therefore does not explore norm-referenced (or relative) standards.