Consultation on the General Dental Council Standards for Education
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<p>We are consulting on changes to the Standards for Education and Preparing for Practice documents.</p>
<p>The consultation provides an opportunity to update the documents in light of the new Standards for the Dental Team and Scope of Practice; and ensure that they reflect the recommendations of the Report of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust - Public Inquiry.  A number of areas that might be amended have also been identified following feedback from Quality Assurance (QA) inspectors, programme providers and the QA Operations Team.</p>
<p>The consultation questionnaire should be read in conjunction with the proposed changes in the Standards for Education and Preparing for Practice documents:</p>
<p><a title="opens in new window" href="/GDCcalendar/Consultations/Documents/Draft%20GDC%20Standards%20for%20Education%20-%20Current%20requirements%20and%20proposed%20changes%20subject%20to%20consultation.pdf" target="_blank"><img width="16" height="16" class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/pdf16.gif" alt=""/>Draft GDC Standards for Education - Current requirements and proposed changes (subject to consultation</a>) (PDF, 354KB)</p>
<p><a href="/GDCcalendar/Consultations/Documents/Draft%20Preparing%20for%20Practice%20Dental%20team%20learning%20outcomes%20for%20registration.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" alt="Draft Preparing for Practice Dental team learning outcomes for registration.pdf" src="/GDCcalendar/Consultations/_layouts/images/pdf16.gif"/>Draft Preparing for Practice: Dental team learning outcomes for registration</a> (PDF, 403KB)</p>
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<p>This consultation is now closed. </p>
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<p>​<strong>Questions and answers about the consultation</strong></p>
<p><strong>1. How can I best respond to the consultation?</strong></p>
<p>The best way to respond is by using the GDC&#39;s online consultation tool </p>
<p><strong>2. What will happen after the consultation?</strong></p>
<p>We will consider the responses and make a final decision on the proposed changes for both the Standards for Education and Preparing for Practice documents.</p>
<p><strong>3. I am an Education provider but not a dental professional.  Can I respond to the consultation?</strong></p>
<p>Yes, we are keen that all stakeholders repond to the consultation, including education providers.</p>
<p><strong>4. I am a student.  Can I respond to the consultation?</strong></p>
<p>Yes, we are keen to hear from dental students and recent dental graduates.</p>
Contact details:
<p>​If you have any queries or questions regarding this consultation, please contact the Quality Assurance Team on <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a>.</p>