NHS Education for Scotland: Fast Facts



Our educational principles

Our approach to education is built around the best available evidence and the following principles:

We support broad-based education that meets the needs of the workforce and can be adapted to different circumstances.

We deliver education close to the workplace that brings people together to improve outcomes.

We evaluate the effectiveness of our education and share the lessons learned widely.

We enable sharing, transfer and delivery of educational best practice and improvement tools across the workforce.

We enable education for best care, improved outcomes, safety and the efficient use of resources.

We promote learning that is motivational, aspirational and meaningful to everyday work.

We enable personalisation of learning so that it is adaptable to different needs and styles.

We build our activities on evidence-based practice.

We achieve regulatory or other standards and we innovate to achieve more.

NHS Education for Scotland

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Edinburgh EH3 9DN

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