Foundations in Health Professions Education


Funding Type SSG Funded
Stackable To An Academic Qualification? No
Name of Full Academic Qualification Not Applicable
Category Healthcare & Medicine
Audit/Graded Graded only
MC Not Applicable
Final Exam Not Applicable


This foundation course is designed especially for teaching staff and administrative staff who teach, develop and manage educational programmes in medical, dental and other healthcare professions. It consists of 2 parts that learners will have to complete: 5 online modules and 1 face-to-face workshop. The 5 online modules comprise of all the crucial elements in education: curriculum organisation, delivery of instruction and evaluation, assessment and feedback, supporting learners and scholarship of teaching and learning. The face-to-face workshop will enhance their skills and knowledge in education. Learners may choose one of these workshops: i) Interactive Teaching - Learning Strategies in Small and Large Group Settings; ii) Leading and Managing in Medical Education; iii) Ensuring Quality in Health Professional Education The trainers in this course consist of experienced medical educationalists, qualified clinical, allied health and nursing educators, who will share their knowledge and experiences through engaging mini-presentations and case discussions. The aim of this course is to equip health profession educators with knowledge and skills in education so that they are competent in educating future health professionals. These knowledge and skills will be helpful for educators to be proficient in making educational related decisions (such as curriculum development, assessment, quality assurance and leadership).

Who Should Attend

Teaching staff and adminstrative staff involved in teaching, developing and managing educational programmes in medical, dental and other healthcare professions.

Entry Requirements

All healthcare professionals

Class Schedule

i) Leading and Managing in Medical Education: 12-Oct-20 ii) Interactive Teaching - Learning Strategies in Small and Large Group Settings: 13-Oct-20

Lesson Delivery

a) Facilitated Learning: 8 hours b) E-Learning: 15 hours c) Assessment: 5 hours d) Others: 5 hours (Self-directed learning eg. Pre Reading of course materials)

Full Fees (before GST)


Fees and Fundings

International Participant Singapore Citizen 39 years old or younger Singapore Citizen 40 years or older eligible for MCES Singapore Citizen eligible for WTS Singaporean PRs Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
Full Programme Fee S$1700.00 S$1700.00 S$1700.00 S$1700.00 S$1700.00 S$1700.00
SkillsFuture Funding Eligible for Claim Period (19 Oct 2017 to 30 Sep 2020) - (S$1190.00) (S$1190.00) (S$1190.00) (S$1190.00) (S$1190.00)
Nett Programme Fee S$1700.00 S$510.00 S$510.00 S$510.00 S$510.00 S$510.00
7% GST on Nett Programme Fee S$119.00 S$35.70 S$35.70 S$35.70 S$35.70 S$35.70
Total Nett Programme Fee Payable, Incl. GST S$1819.00 S$545.70 S$545.70 S$545.70 S$545.70 S$545.70
Less Additional Funding if Eligible Under Various Scheme - - (S$340.00) (S$425.00) - (S$340.00)
Total Nett Programme Fee, Incl. GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes S$1819.00 S$545.70 S$205.70 S$120.70 S$545.70 S$205.70

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