University awarded top mark for quality of learning and teaching in healthcare

UNIVERSITY NEWS LAST UPDATED : 22 DECEMBER 2016

Birmingham City University’s Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences has been awarded the Skills for Health Quality Mark.

The Skills for Health Quality Mark provides a framework for assuring the effective delivery of high quality learning and training to the health sector. The award endorses the virtue of the delivery of training and learning, and its suitability.

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The University’s Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences is one of the largest and most diverse providers of health and social care education in the country, with courses ranging from Nursing, Operating Department Practice, Public and Community Health, Radiography, and Speech and Language Therapy.

Candace Miller, Director at the National Skills Academy for Health said:

On receiving the award, Janet Ebanks, Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer for Health and Social Care at Birmingham City University said: “Being awarded the Skills for Health Quality Mark is an important achievement, and a genuine endorsement of the high quality learning and teaching that takes place within the Faculty of Health Education and Life Sciences and all of the Faculties across the University.

“What was particularly nice about the process, was the very positive feedback provided by students and Trust colleagues when asked about their own experiences of learning and collaborating with Birmingham City University.

“The Quality Mark was awarded following an in depth assessment of University and programme documentation, teaching observation and a visit by a Skills for Health’s Assessor of three Birmingham City University programmes. The three programmes assessed were:  FdSc Health and Social Care, BSc (Hons) Nursing and BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography. The quality mark confirms to potential students and stakeholders within Health and Social Care that Birmingham City University is an excellent provider of education across different disciplines.”

For more information about healthcare courses at Birmingham City University, please visit www.bcu.ac.uk/health

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