Mapping the Problems Facing the New Surgical Curriculum

Eraut, Michael (2005) Mapping the Problems Facing the New Surgical Curriculum. Bulletin of The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 87 (7). pp. 230-234. ISSN 1473-6357

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This contribution adds the perspective of an independent evaluator to Canter, Kelly and Williams' account of pre-piloting the new surgical curriculum. I have been researching in to professional learning in the workplace for 15 years, reviewed research into postgraduate medical education for the Department of Health and, more recently, evaluated the national colonoscopy training programme administered by the College. My role during the pre-pilot was that of a participant observer and I attended planning and reflection meetings in the Raven department at the College and engaged with a substantial number of participants in the pre-pilot phase. This article summarises my evaluation report on the curriculum website (

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Education and Social Work > Education
Depositing User: Michael Ruarc Eraut
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 19:58
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2012 14:03
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