It can aid tasks and duties to be clearly shared within a team, to enable all staff to contribute to supporting student placements.
It can standardise communication in the absence of direct observations or verbal handovers.
It can accommodate for the different availability of staff throughout a placement, and enable staff to adopt different roles at different times.
It promotes structured peer learning. Evidence shows peer learning is how we learn as adults. Utilising this can reduce student stress, and create a positive learning environment.
It uses tools to evidence the learning achieved, and can make student thinking visible. The tools create familiarity with CPD practice, and are available for staff and students to use.