Our Royal Charter
The Association for Science Education's governing documents are its Royal Charter, Bylaws and Regulations.
The Association was granted a Royal Charter on 13 October 2004.
The Charter and Bylaws were revised in 2012 and then approved by Council. The Charter, Bylaws and Operating Procedures may be downloaded from the links below:
- Charter and Bylaws (2012)
- Operating procedures (2014)
- Rules of the Association
What our Charter says:
The objects and purposes for which The Association is hereby constituted are the promotion of education by the following means:
(a) by improving the teaching of science and
(b) by providing an authoritative medium through which opinions of teachers of science may be expressed on educational matters and
(c) by affording means of communication among all persons and bodies of persons concerned with the teaching of science in particular and with education in general.