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Education Board

Meeting dates (10:00 start)


  • 11 March 2022
  • 1 July 2022
  • 24 November 2022


Reporting committees

The following committees report to Education Board:

Reporting mechanism

The Board reports to Council generally, and also reports to the Finance and General Purposes Committee on matters with financial and resource implications.


  • To develop, maintain and monitor the College’s strategy for education (PDF, 333 kb) ensuring that it is aligned to the College’s overall strategy
  • To be responsible for the College’s standards in O&G postgraduate education and training, such as curricula, assessment and quality assurance measures
  • To oversee the continuing development of valid, fair and appropriate College examination processes
  • To facilitate the initiation and development of eLearning packages and related education initiatives as generic resources to support structured training and CPD
  • To co-ordinate and facilitate the development of specialist education, training and assessment in the widest sense, in accordance with the College curricula
  • To work with the Global Health Board to promote education and lifelong learning in UK and overseas
  • To oversee the scrutiny of all education related products and activities so as to provide assurance as to the high quality of the RCOG brand
  • To monitor, take cognisance of and respond to the General Medical Council and other education or health regulatory bodies.


The Board has executive and decision-making authority and will ratify the decisions of reporting Committees and Groups. The Board Minutes are presented at Council with major items as “starred” for discussion and ratification.



Susan Ward FRCOG – Vice President, Education




Vice President, Education / Chair

Susan Ward

GP Liaison Lead

Bini Ajay

Vice President, FSRH

Janet Barter

SEAC Chair

Alastair Campbell

Head of Specialty Education and Training

Bettina Cayetano

Specialty and Associate Specialist (SAS) Representative

Sarah Court

Chair, Examination and Assessment Committee

Colin Duncan

Fellows Rep, Council

Kirsty Dundas

Director, Education

Pauline Whitelaw

Postgraduate Lead

Dharani Hapangama

Lead Dean for O&G

Adam Hill

Chair, Professional Development Committee

Sam Mukhopadhyay

Chief Executive Officer, RCOG

Kate Lancaster

Chair, Education Quality Assurance Committee

Andrew Watson

Vice President, Workforce & Professionalism

Joanna Mountfield

Director, Examination & Assessment

Kate Newland

Vice Chair (Education), Trainees’ Committee

Jassimran Bansal

Senior Equivalence Adviser

Sarah Reynolds

Chair, Trainees’ Committee

Heidi Stelling

Council Members Representative

Lucky Saraswat

Director of Conferences

Andrew Sizer

Executive Director, Education and Quality

Carly Edwards

Education Resource Adviser

Ayman Ewies

TOG Editor in Chief

Kate Harding

Chair, MTI Committee

Chair, MTI Committee