Our main responsibilities are to:
- Promote the advancement and diffusion of psychological knowledge, especially via educational programmes and activities which help to enhance public understanding.
- Promote academic, ethical and scientific rigour in the delivery of psychology education at all levels and for 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Work with education providers across all levels of learning to promote the discipline of psychology and develop quality education and training routes.
- Work with employers to identify workforce need and develop innovative approaches to education and training solutions
We strive to make psychology accessible to all and aim to have a membership base that is representative of the diverse population within the UK and global communities.
We do this through fostering an inclusive culture, welcoming individual differences and committing to ensuring equality and diversity are embedded into all of our activities, for those engaging in the education and training of the psychological profession.