Education and Public Engagement Board (EPEB)

The Education and Public Engagement Board (EPEB) reports and advises the Board of Trustees on policy, standards, submissions of evidence to public and private bodies and other matters related to psychology.

Its main responsibilities are to:

  • Promote the advancement and diffusion of a knowledge of psychology pure and applied, especially via educational programmes in and including psychology and activities which enhance the public understanding of psychology. 
  • Promote academic, ethical and scientific rigour in the delivery of psychology education at all levels and students in related disciplines.
  • Support activities that enhance the public understanding of psychology.
  • Develop and implement Society policy in relation to psychology education, psychology teaching, teachers and students in all sectors, including, but not limited to, pre-tertiary, undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes.
  • Seek to influence national and international policies and organisations that affect psychology education and qualifications.
  • Support the development and dissemination of best practice and innovation in the provision of psychology education.
  • Develop, implement and maintain the Society’s public engagement strategy.
  • Seek to secure best possible levels of funding for education in psychology by working with relevant bodies and other means.
  • Liaise with other Boards to ensure harmonious application of internal and external policy in relation to psychology education and public engagement.
  • Promote the usefulness of psychological qualifications in psychology careers and non-psychology careers.

EPEB activities

Useful links:

Members only links

Psychology Education Board Minutes