Standards to support learning and assessment in practice

Preparation for mentors, practice teachers and teachers

Standards to support learning and assessment in practice publication coverThe Standards to support learning and assessment in practice were published in 2008. They replace the 2006 Standards for the preparation of teachers of nursing, midwifery and specialist community public health nursing.

These standards outline the requirements for supporting the learning and assessment of students in the practice learning environment. They set out specific outcomes for mentors, practice teachers and teachers.

Circulars

NMC Circular 08/2011 
First published: September 2011
Practice teachers supporting more than one student (health visitor) in practice.

NMC Circular 01/2011 
First published: February 2011
Using accreditation of prior learning (APL) in existing pre-registration nursing, specialist community public health nursing programmes, and in other programmes where APL is permitted.

NMC Circular 01/2011 Annexe 1 
First published: February 2011
Guidance and advice for the accreditation of prior learning (APL) for programmes currently approved under the Standards of proficiency for pre-registration nursing education (2004), the Standards for specialist community public health nursing (2004) and other programmes where APL is permitted.

NMC Circular 05/2010 
First published: March 2010
Sign-off mentor criteria.

NMC Circular 09/2008 
First published: July 2008
Publication of the updated edition of NMC Standards to support learning and assessment in practice

NMC Circular 01/2008 
First published: January 2008
Meeting the triennial review requirements for midwife sign-off mentors who support midwives undertaking the Standards for the preparation and practice of supervisor of midwives programmes.

NMC Circular 21/2006 
First published: October 2006
Preceptorship guidelines.

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Standards to support learning and assessment in practice