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The Approved Educational Supervisors Workshop (AESW)  supports SPESC and other pre training course graduates, (generally 2-5 years after their initial course) who have had some active experience of training and managing a trainee. The course consists of an annual 2-day small group, residential workshop, centrally based in Scotland.  

The AESW provides the opportunity to review some of the topics covered in SPESC, as well as in-depth sessions designed around working as a GP Educational Supervisor in practice.  

Specific topics are based upon the needs of each group although often these include the following areas :

  1. Teaching & Tutorial Skills
  2. Doctors in Difficulty
  4. GP Curriculum & WPBA
  5. Educational Reviews, e-Portfolio/14 Fish,  

Bookings: Booking can be made through the FDA Platform with payment of £200 securing a place. Informal queries should be directed to fda.admin@nes.scot.nhs.uk

Please ensure both The Knowledge Network and the NES Portal have your most up to date details, using the same contact email address for both.  


Booking Guide 


Cancellations and Refunds: Please note that full automated refund can be generated from the Portal for cancellations up to 4 weeks prior to the course.  Within 4 weeks of the course date, refunds may be given in exceptional circumstances only.

Course Dates 2021:

During Covid 19 pandemic  no current dates available.

Additional educational resources are available at https://turasdashboard.nes.nhs.scot






This page was last updated on: 31.03.2021 at 13.55