Education resources from external organisations

Many organisations produce information and resources on health professional education. This is a listing of some that may be useful to physical therapists. 

Transformative Learning for Health Equity

The Prince Mahidol Award Conference is an annual international conference focusing on policy-related health issues of global significance. In 2014, a conference held in Thailand focused on learning issues related to human health resources. You can download the report summarising the conference's main findings from website. 

World Health Organization education guidelines

The WHO has a website focusing on its transformative education agenda, including guidelines for transforming and scaling up health professionals' education and training.

LinkedIn forum

The LinkedIn forum for transformative health professional education provides research articles and interviews with significant players on the field of health professional education.

WHO interprofessional education framework

The goal of the WHO framework for action on interprofessional education and collaborative practice is to provide strategies that will help policy makers implement the elements of interprofessional education and collaborative practice that will be most beneficial in their own jurisdiction. It identifies the mechanisms that shape successful collaborative teamwork.

The ICF and interprofessional education

WCPT’s professional policy consultant Catherine Sykes writes with Stefanus Snyman, Manager of interprofessional education and practice at Stellenbosch University, about how the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework can facilitate interprofessional education and collaborative practice.