The Council engages in a number of educational activities to encourage discussion of bioethics issues among young people.

Resources for teaching

The Council produces bioethics resources on subjects that are covered in its reports. Currently there are resources available on the following six topics:

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Advisory Group

Established in 2003, the Council's Education Advisory Group meets regularly to develop initiatives that enable the Council's reports to reach a wider audience.

Membership of the Education Advisory Group

Previous projects and collaborations

The Council works with several educational organisations in an advisory role - find out more.

Short guides to reports

The Council has produced short, illustrated guides to a number of its more recent reports including dementia, public health and the forensic use of bioinformation. You can download the short guides or request hard copies for teaching purposes by emailing

Public health short version


The Council regularly gives talks in schools and at events for young people on topics related to the Council's work. If you would like a representative of the Council to give a presentation on bioethics at your school or event, please contact

Further information

If you are a teacher or other individual interested in becoming involved with any of the Council's education activities, or if you would like further information, please contact the Council at: