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Table 2 Reasons selected by facilitators for participating in the new PBL programme. Facilitators could select more than one option.

From: What can we learn from facilitator and student perceptions of facilitation skills and roles in the first year of a problem-based learning curriculum?

Reasons for facilitating % facilitators (n= 33)
I believe it is my responsibility to contribute to the new undergraduate programme 87.9
I believe in the philosophy of problem-based learning 66.7
It would contribute towards my teaching portfolio when applying for promotion 60.6
Financial reasons 48.5
My Head of Department/School asked me to facilitate 33.3
Facilitation is an opportunity to earn CPD points 12.1
Other (e.g. enjoy undergraduate teaching; interested in teaching and learning; to learn with students) 21.2