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Education Committee

Chair: Mr Fergal Monsell email


TERMS OF REFERENCE

Objectives


  • To support and advise BSCOS membership on education in paediatric orthopaedic surgery.
  • To liaise with the BSCOS board on the direction and strategy of paediatric orthopaedic education in the UK.
  • To coordinate the educational activities of the Society.

Responsibilities

  • Supporting the educational content of the BSCOS annual meeting.
  • Organisation of the paediatric orthopaedic revalidation section of the BOA Annual Congress.
  • Organisation and support of the 3 yearly Current Concepts Course. Coordinating Surgeon and Patient information.
  • Collation of currently available policy documents and information sheets.

Membership

  • The education committee will be made up of 5 members in addition to the Chair.
  • Quorum for each meeting will be a minimum of 4 members, one of whom must be the Chair.
  • All members should be full and active members of BSCOS.
  • The term of office for members will be three years. Members can seek re-election for a further term (maximum 2 terms).
  • Applications for membership will be sought by the BSCOS Board from full members of BSCOS as and when new members are required on the education committee.

Chairmanship

  • The Chair will be a member of and be appointed by the BSCOS Board.
  • The Chair will represent the education committee on the BSCOS board.
  • The term of office is three years and the Chair can seek re-election for a further term (maximum of 2 terms).

Accountability

  • Accountability is to the BSCOS board.

Frequency of Meetings


  • The Education Committee will conduct business by 3 monthly teleconferences and meet formally at the BSCOS annual conference.


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