16 January 2024: PebblePad, the Learning Journey Platform, has announced its ongoing partnership with six top medical schools. This announcement highlights the organisation’s growing footprint in the field of medical education. University of Leeds, School of Medicine, Edinburgh Medical School, Queen Mary University of London’s medical faculty, Edge Hill University’s medical faculty, Liverpool School of Medicine, and Cardiff University School of Medicine have all chosen the award-winning platform, recognising its exceptional ability to facilitate impactful learning experiences.
As medical education evolves, PebblePad offers medical schools a versatile solution to support their unique needs. The platform empowers students to take ownership of their learning and demonstrate essential competencies throughout their educational journey and beyond. With PebblePad, students can create reflective portfolios, engage in collaborative learning, and receive timely feedback from faculty members at university, as well as during work placements. This comprehensive approach not only enhances students’ learning experiences but also equips them with the skills necessary for successful medical careers.
PebblePad’s commitment to supporting lifelong learning aligns perfectly with the medical profession’s requirements for continuous professional development (CPD). With PebblePad, medical professionals can engage in reflective practice, document their learning experiences, and pursue ongoing development within their respective medical associations and specialty boards. The platform’s versatility allows medical practitioners to showcase their achievements, maintaining a comprehensive online record of their professional growth.
Professor Jennifer Hallam, Chair in Assessment and Educational Innovation at University of Leeds School of Medicine, says, “PebblePad has been instrumental in changing the way we support our medical students. The platform’s versatility and intuitive interface have significantly enhanced their learning experience and allowed for seamless collaboration with faculty and peers.”
Kenny Nicholl, Chief Operating Officer at PebblePad, expressed his enthusiasm for these new partnerships, saying, “We are honoured to welcome these esteemed medical schools to the PebblePad family. The inclusion of leading institutions in medical education demonstrates the value and quality of our Learning Journey Platform. We are confident that our platform will continue to empower medical students and educators alike, enabling them to unlock their full potential.”
Founded in 2004, PebblePad is an award-winning online Learning Journey Platform designed to help educators deliver student-centred learning. Extending the powerful features of an ePortfolio with sophisticated tools for supporting diverse teaching and learning processes, PebblePad helps bridge the experiential learning & assessment gaps that Learning Management Systems can’t reach. A unique set of feedback and assessment capabilities rounds out the feature set. PebblePad is successfully transforming learning at universities around the world, including more than 30 of the top ranked global universities.