Assessment

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COVID-19 - RCPCH trainee progression in the UK through 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing unprecedented disruption to training and assessment in paediatrics in the UK. We know that trainees will understandably be anxious and have many questions. As the RCPCH, we have a predominantly advisory remit, but we feel acutely that we need to share our plans with ...
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Trainee toolkit - by trainees, for trainees

Make the most of your paediatric training. This document for trainees (and their trainers) covers the essential elements on what to expect from a training post. We have also provided examples of good practice - aiming to reflect variation across the country - that showcase how different centres look...
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RCPCH START - guidance for trainees

START means Specialty Trainee Assessment of Readiness for Tenure. It guides trainees as they prepare for completion of training and practice as a new consultant paediatrician. Find out how to check your eligibility, apply and pay, and how it fits in with your educational supervision.
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RCPCH ePortfolio (Kaizen) guidance for trainees

Paediatric trainees and your educational supervisors can use ePortfolio to record learning in all its forms and settings, and to monitor progress through the curriculum. It is is mandatory for all run-through and non run-through paediatricians in UK training posts. Find out how to use it with our...
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Training guide

From recruitment to certification... this is your RCPCH guide to paediatric specialty training in the UK. It covers your annual review of competence progression (ARCP) and the varied options for your training.