Aspire - Recognition of Excellence in Education

Education alongside Research as the Mission of a Medical, Dental and Veterinary School

Schools participating in pilot

Twenty schools from countries around the world including, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Finland, Ireland, Malaysia, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, United Arab Emirates, the UK and USA, have participated in a pilot to assess the criteria proposed in the three areas of assessment of students in a medical school, student engagement in the medical school and social responsibility and accountability, and to test the submission process.  Based on this work, the panels are currently reviewing the criteria and any changes will be approved by the ASPIRE Board.  The final set of criteria for the first round of submissions will be posted on the ASPIRE website mid-January, with a closing date for first submissions of 31st March 2013.