Teaching assessor criteria


The Cornerstone Teaching module was designed to set the expectations of a teaching practice, and to ensure the effective and safe training of health workforce professionals.

By becoming a teaching practice, a practice is confirming their commitment to ongoing development of a next generation of clinicians – medical doctors, nurses, medical students, nursing students and other allied health professionals who benefit from working in a teaching environment.

Teaching Module assessor eligibility criteria:

  • Experience of working in a teaching practice 
  • Experience in the primary health sector. 
  • Practice experience and knowledge about general practice, structure, and functions of the general practice team
  • A strong understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Interest, experience, and/or qualifications in quality improvement
  • Availability to attend training days in Auckland, Wellington, or Christchurch (other centres by demand)
  • Ability to complete ongoing assessor training as required by the College in order to maintain competence and knowledge of the Cornerstone Teaching module. 
Become an assessor