This is a list of internal and external resources for the Global Surgical Training Challenge.

How to use the Toolbox[edit | edit source]

We know using a wiki for the first time may be intimidating. In order to make this experience simpler for you, we have compiled a list of tutorials, instructions and resources you may find useful while creating content for the Challenge. From using our editing tools to exploring design methodologies, this page has everything you need to know to do your best at the competition.

Use the search bar at the top of the page or click on the topic you are interested in to find relevant information on the skill you want to learn.

Categories[edit | edit source]

All resources are organized in seven categories, each one dedicated to a useful tool for the competition activities Each category contains a list of related topics. When you click on a topic, a list of links will appear.


Using Appropedia: Tutorials and recommendations on using Appropedia, creating content and uploading resources.

Design and writing: Style guidelines for writing proposals and implementing design thinking on your projects.

Audiovisual: Tutorials and suggestions in case you need to take pictures, create video or record audio for your projects.

Digital and physical design: Tools and instructions in case you need to implement 3D simulations and digital reality on your projects.

Online work and collaboration: Tools and best practices for online teamwork, mentoring and collaboration.

Education: Guidelines and articles on creating effective education texts, assessments and resources.

Data and digital: Tools and best practices in case you need to implement data science and artificial intelligence on your projects.

Do I need to master all categories for the Challenge?[edit | edit source]

No. This is a list of tools, recommendations and tutorials you may use while participating in the competition. This Toolbox removes the need for you look for this information on your own and provides easy access whenever you need it.

THIS IS NOT A SYLLABUS YOU MUST LEARN BY HEART. Use these page as you would use a toolbox in real life: take what you need, hone your skills and don't be afraid to try new things.

Search for resources[edit | edit source]

Explore the content[edit | edit source]

Support[edit | edit source]

If you have any questions or encounter any technical difficulty while navigating Appropedia, feel free to discuss it on the GSTC Talk page.

You can also contact us directly at support@appropedia.org. We're always happy to hear from you and will reply as soon as possible.