College Tutor toolkit

Resources for the College Tutor - including on assessment and examinations, and trainees in difficulty.

Resources to support RCPCH Progress curriculum implementation

 Preparing for Progress: Month by month countdown (PDF, 293 KB, 1 page)

ARCP guidance: Judging achievement of RCPCH Progress Learning Outcomes to support progression decisions (PDF, 802 KB, 40 pages)

Preparing for Progress: Presenter slide pack  (Powerpoint, 10.6 MB, 45 slides)

Preparing for Progress: Slide pack guidance for presenters (PDF, 356 KB, 2 pages)

Preparing for Progress: a guide for Tutors and TPDs (webinar )

See Preparing for RCPCH Progress for further guidance for trainers and trainees

General guidance

NACT UK recommendations - recognising educational roles in job plans  (PDF, 152 KB, 2 pages)

Recommendations for safe trainee changeover (PDF, 202 KB 8 pages) - Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and NHS Employers 

Tips for new College Tutors (PDF, 58 KB, 1 page) - Dr Neil Hopper

Role of the College Tutor and Educational Supervisor in supporting trainee revalidation (PDF, 317 KB, 23 pages)

Best learning on ward rounds (PDF, 113 KB, 18 slides) - Dr Alistair Thompson

Utilising handover (PDF, 70 KB, 6 slides) - Dr Simon Burns

BMA Safe handover, safe patients: guidance on clinical handover for clinicians and managers (PDF, 206 KB, 38 pages)

Managing journal clubs (PDF 97 KB 1 page)

Links for websites for College Tutors (PDF, 140KB, 4 pages)

Assessments and examinations

Workplace based assessments update (PDF, 815KB, 25 pages)

START - Role of the Educational Supervisor (PDF, 362KB, 6 pages)

Examinations - remediation and support (PDF, 374KB, 4 pages)

Exam preparation remediation (PDF, 275KB, 2 pages) - Dr Simon Newell

Trainees in difficulty

Trainees in difficulty - presentation (PDF, 1.6MB, 22 slides) - Dr Andrew Long and Dr Sara Stoneham

NACT Managing trainees in difficulty - October 2013 (PDF, 367KB, 14 pages)

Supporting supervisors who are dealing with trainees in difficulty (PDF, 1196KB, 21 pages)

Detailed case scenarios (PDF, 76KB, 5 pages)  

Wessex deanery strategy for professional support (MS Doc, 531KB, 40 pages)


Meetings - find out about upcoming meetings and access presentations and materials from past events

Change of details form (MS Word, 887 KB) - complete and return this form if your contact details change or if you hand over to a new Tutor

 For policies and guidance relating to training see Training resources

Deanery/LETB and Regional College contacts