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Table 2 Ownership and motivation to use the portfolio

From: The national portfolio for postgraduate family medicine training in South Africa: a descriptive study of acceptability, educational impact, and usefulness for assessment

  Supervisors agree n=23 (%) Registrars agree n=26 (%) p-value
They only complete the portfolio because it is a requirement of the university 21 (91.3) 20 (76.9) 0.17
They complete the portfolio because it helps them reflect on what they have learnt 10 (43.5) 19 (73.1) 0.03
They complete the portfolio because it makes their learning needs clearer 12 (52.2) 15 (57.7) 0.70
They usually only work on the portfolio when there is a university deadline 17 (73.9) 14 (53.8) 0.15
The supervisor should take responsibility for ensuring that the registrar’s learning events are observed and captured in the portfolio 7 (30.4) 16 (61.5) 0.03
The registrar should take responsibility for ensuring that his/her learning events are observed and captured in the portfolio 22 (95.7) 21 (80.8) 0.11