Standards to support learning and assessment in practice (NMC, 2008)

This page provides information on these standards, and is for educators, mentors and students

These standards are the requirements for supporting the learning and assessment of students in the practice learning environment. This includes anyone taking NMC programmes leading to registration and anyone taking additional NMC recordable and registerable qualifications.

Replaces: Standards for the preparation of teachers of nursing, midwifery and specialist community public health nursing (NMC, 2006).


Download full contents from our Publications section.

Contents highlights:

  • The developmental framework and its underpinning principles
  • Standards for mentors, practice teachers and teachers
  • Applying the standards to support learning and assessment in practice
  • Approval and monitoring of mentor, practice teacher and teacher preparation programmes.

Additional information regarding regulation in practice:


Education Circulars
Created date :
25/03/2010
Modified date :
06/03/2012