School of Medical Education

Our Mission

Our Mission

We're fully committed to Newcastle University’s ‘Vision 2021’: to become a world-class civic university.

Find out more about Vision 2021 on the University’s central website.

Our vision for the School of Medical Education is to provide excellence in teaching and support, which is continuously enhanced by our research and development work, which in itself has a reputation of excellence both nationally and regionally.

Teaching and Learning

To continuously improve and enhance the provision of existing high-quality teaching, IT infrastructure and administrative support provided by the School, through the continuous evaluation and development of teaching practices and innovation in technological support.


To expand our innovation and development work into learning technologies and establish a portfolio of research into pedagogy in clinical education.


To foster strong relationships throughout the region and nationally, with our NHS colleagues, FE and HE counterparts, and local businesses, through collaborative working using our experience in teaching and learning practice.


We will exploit our experience in innovation in pedagogy to support University internationalisation initiatives such as NUMed Malaysia, as well as further enhancing our own international relationships and building a stronger profile.


To manage the School in a sustainable manner.