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Strategies in accomplishing the mission:

The core function of CEDAR is to play a key role in the

  • Preparation of the teacher (facilitator) and thereby preparing the learner

Preparation of teacher:

  • Organizes regular Faculty development programs to equip them with sound pedagogy.
  • Enables the teachers to adopt best teaching practices and bring out the best in themselves as teachers.
  • Encourages the teachers to regularly define and monitor the learning outcomes of the educational programs.
  • Motivates the faculty to update and improvise the assessment system, by regular evaluation and review mechanisms.
  • Develops feedback techniques for trainers and trainees.
  • Shares current issues in medical education
  • Encourages research in medical education
  • Encourages publications in the area of medical and health sciences education.
  • Imparts motivation and builds team spirit.
  • Enhances the overall professional development.
  • Encourages periodic review of the curriculum and facilitate the process.

Preparation of Learner

  • Works in close cooperation with the institutional committees to help and develop, the curriculum based on the needs analyses and feedback of the student.
  • Optimizes student learning and achievement of educational outcomes.
  • Promotes professionalism by conduction of learning modules and demonstration by role play.
  • Institutes reliable and valid assessment strategies for testing achievement of competency.

Preparation of the milieu:

CEDAR will work closely with other important committees to:

  • Ensure adequate faculty
  • Optimize infrastructure in terms of space and equipments
  • Start courses in medical education
  • Provide dynamic support in curriculum development,
  • Assist evaluation of programs and review mechanisms.
  • Institute quality assurance systems in collaboration with the IRO.