Pharmacy Update - November 2020 | Pearson qualifications

Pharmacy Update - November 2020

26 November 2020

An update on everything new within the Pharmacy sector.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in disruption to education and training during spring and summer 2020. Public health restrictions are likely to be in place during 2020/21, and further disruption may occur on a localised basis. 

To mitigate the disruption to teaching, learning and assessment of Pharmacy qualifications, flexible approaches have been applied specifically where: 

  • there are requirements to include direct observation as the main source of evidence 
  • where work experience/practice hours are a mandatory requirement of the qualification.

By putting in place these arrangements the Awarding Organisations have considered issues relating to the manageability, validity and reliability of the relevant qualifications and their assessment, whilst simultaneously responding to the prospect of ongoing disruption during 2020/21. 

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