The RCOG is keen to recruit Members and Fellows working outside the UK to be the local organisers for the Enhanced Revision Programme (ERP).
The local organisers will work with UK-based moderators to deliver a unique virtual learning and examination coaching course which aims to improve the chances of an international candidate, who hasn’t worked in the NHS, to pass the Part 2 MRCOG examin.
Roles and responsibilities
- Work in partnership with other local organisers in order to oversee the delivery of the ERP Recruit trainees to participate in the ERP
- Administer the franchised programme, including collecting course fees and distributing advertising materials in conjunction with the marketing team at the RCOG
- Provide the RCOG ERP Coordinator with the contact details and email addresses of the candidates
- Ensure that one local organiser attends each of the weekly virtual classroom sessions
- Be responsible for emailing out the weekly homework from the Course Director provided by the RCOG Course Convenor to the local candidates
- Be the main point of contact for candidates to receive their marked homework papers with their written feedback and scores
- Encourage interaction between candidates in the forum via the special interest group on the ERP page of the RCOG website
- Liaise with the UK moderators if there are difficulties which need to be addressed in the next week’s virtual classroom
- Provide feedback to the RCOG Course Convenor about the ongoing development of the course
- Fellow or Member of the RCOG
- Understanding of the objectives of education provision in regards to the Part 2 MRCOG exam
- Enthusiasm and experience of working with trainees
- Commitment to postgraduate education
- Good time management and reliability
- Access to necessary computer equipment
- Confidence in using virtual learning software (training will be provided)
- Experience as an examiner in undergraduate and/or postgraduate exams
- Involvement in medical education
- Experience of UK O&G practice
Duration of appointment
3 years initially
It is envisaged that the local organisers will work together as a small team and divide the time commitment between themselves over the 15-week courses, which run twice a year. The virtual classrooms run for 1 hour per week. Following each classroom the local organiser would be responsible for emailing out the next week’s homework as provided by the RCOG Course Convenor.
The local organiser will be required to provide evaluation and feedback to support the continuing development of the course and from time to time may be asked to participate in teleconference meetings with UK moderators.
How to apply
To register your interest, please