Activities of the Steering Committee and Council
The ‘European Alliance for Subject-Specific and Professional Accreditation and Quality Assurance’ [EASPA] was founded during a meeting at the ASIIN offices in Düsseldorf, Germany, on 29 November 2011. EASPA is a pan-European platform for quality assurance in higher education, uniting eight member professional associations in Europe, which act as European field-specific networks.
Working with the AIM group to streamline the continuous professional education (CPE) for professionals working in medicine development. Initial meeting was in October 2011 in the UK.
Scheduling the EPC Commission meeting in Utrecht (NL), 20. May 2010.
Scheduling the report of the EPB Commissioner at the ECBA Council Meeting (CM) 2010 in Uetrecht, 20. - 22. May. 2010.
Activities of the EPB-Committee
- relaunch of the EPB website was on june 2010
Activities of the national EPB officers
Scanning their biological associations for potential new EPBs
Informing their biological associations about the new information material, which is now available on the EPB website as well as on the ECBA website.
Informing biologists in their countries about the EPB program of ECBA as a renewed strategy to guarantee comparability of qualifications in the EU.
Using xing/facebook/linkedin for member contact
Activities for members:
Advertizing the EPB title at EU institutions in Bussels.
Offering the EPB-title as a quality label to the European Commission
The next EurProBiol-Meeting will be held in Brussells.
We are planning a meeting at the end of Nov. 2010.
EPBs from all countries will be invited to send proposals for contributions (presentations of about 10 minutes).
The propasals will be collected by the EPB-Committee and the authors will get information until September, whether their proposals will be accepted for specific sessions.
Sessions will be:
- code of conduct
- bachelors and the EPB
- European qualifiacations framework for biology
- New biology; helping EU to gain benefit from EurProBiolos