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Member Organisation Education Policy Advisory Group

This committee provides a mechanism for Member Organisations (MOs) to inform the Society's education policy work and all levels - from primary school, through to secondary schools, colleges and higher education. The Committee will report to the Society's Education, Training and Policy (ETP) Committee.

The MO Education Policy Advisory Group will:

  • Identify and discuss current and forthcoming education policy-related priorities
  • Identify areas of collaborative working with respect to education policy activities
  • Seek to work collaboratively, wherever possible and appropriate, on education policy activities
  • Inform the Society's education policy work including, but not exclusive to: consultation responses, policy projects and position statements
  • Highlight any issues, concerns or priority areas, concerns or priority areas related to 5-19 science education that should be fed back to the SCORE (Science Community Representing Education) Committee
  • Liaise with other sub-committees and special interest groups of the Society's Education, Training and Policy Committee (including, but not exclusive to, the Curriculum Committee, Careers Committee, Heads of University Biosciences, Biology Education Research Group), as appropriate
  • Horizon-scan likely future issues in education policy over the next 2-5 years

For further details relating to the aims and objectives of the group please see the terms of reference.

Current Chair: Sarah Cox, Schools and Education Policy Manager

Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour
Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry
Anatomical Society
Biochemical Society
British Ecological Society
British Pharmacological Society
British Society for Immunology
Field Studies Council
Genetics Society
Heads of University Centres of Biomedical Sciences
Marine Biological Association
Microbiology Society
Science and Plants for Schools
The Linnean Society
The Physiological Society
The Royal Veterinary College
Wellcome Trust