Skip to main content Skip to sitemap
  • General provisions

    The role and competences of the scientific and pedagogical orientation council are defined in the statutes of the Inspé.

  • Composition

    The list of the twelve members of the Scientific and Pedagogical Orientation Council sitting with voting rights is set out in the articles of association.
    These members shall be appointed as follows :

    - as regards the six ex officio members:

    • the three AMU representatives are appointed by the president of this university on the proposal of the director of the Inspé ;
    • The three representatives of the UA are appointed by the President of that university;

    - as far as the six outside personalities are concerned:

    • three are designated by the Rector;
    • three are appointed by the Institute Council sitting in full formation.

    The functions of voting member of the Institute Council and of the Scientific and Pedagogical Advisory Board are incompatible.
    Membership is nominative and cannot be delegated to a third party. In the event of a vacancy, the person shall be replaced in accordance with the appointment procedure set out above.

  • Permanent Guest Members

    In addition to the director of the Inspé, if he is not a member with voting rights, the following persons, if they are not a member with voting rights, are permanently invited to the scientific and pedagogical orientation council. They sit in an advisory capacity.

    • The AMU Training Vice-President (or his representative) ;
    • the director of the AMU ALLSH UFR (or his representative) ;
    • the Director of the AMU Sciences UFR (or his representative) ;
    • the Director of AMU STAPS UFR (or his representative) ;
    • the deputy directors of the Inspé;
    • the director of the research unit EA4671 ADEF (or his representative) ;
    • the director of the research federation FED 4238 SFERE-Provence (or his representative) ;
    • the UA Vice President of Training;
    • the academic delegate for training and pedagogical innovations (DAFIP) ;
    • the academic director of the Bouches-du-Rhône national education services;
    • the dean of RN-IRPA;
    • the dean of the IEN-ET and IEN-EG;
    • a representative of the first degree NEIs.

    The Director of the Inspé may summon as an expert or guest any person whose particular competence is likely to enlighten the Board on a specific item on the agenda, on her own initiative or at the request of more than one-third of the members of the Board. Requests to convene an expert or a guest must be received by the Director of the Inspé no later than two days before the meeting of the Council.

  • Presidency

    The Scientific and Pedagogical Advisory Council shall elect its President from among the external personalities designated by the Institute Council, for a term of five years, by a first majority vote in two rounds, an absolute majority of the votes cast in the first round and a relative majority in the second round. In the event of a tie at the end of the second round, the youngest candidate shall be elected.
    The President shall conduct the meetings and lead the debates.

  • Article 24 Meetings of the Scientific and Educational Policy Board

    The members of the Scientific and Pedagogical Orientation Council are convened by the Director of the Inspé, eight days before the meeting is held. A provisional schedule of regular meetings of the Scientific and Pedagogical Orientation Council for an academic year is communicated to all members at the beginning of the year.
    The Scientific and Pedagogical Orientation Council meets at least twice a year, including one in the first quarter of the academic year. It may meet in extraordinary session on a specific agenda, at the invitation of the director of the Inspé, or at the request of half of its members.
    The agenda, drawn up by the director of the Inspé, is notified to the members of the council eight days before the meeting of the scientific and pedagogical orientation council. The necessary preparatory documents are made available to the members of the Scientific and Pedagogical Orientation Council within a reasonable period of time prior to the meeting.
    One third of the members of the scientific and pedagogical orientation council may ask the director of the Inspé to include an item on the agenda.
    Any member with voting rights may request the inclusion of a miscellaneous item on the agenda. The written formulation of this question shall be addressed to the Director one week before the date fixed for the Institute Council.
    The meetings of the Scientific and Pedagogical Orientation Council are not public. Only members with voting or advisory rights may sit as members. The list of members with a consultative vote shall be laid down in the Rules of Procedure.

  • Conduct of the sessions

    The Scientific and Pedagogical Orientation Council can only validly deliberate on the condition that at least 50% of its members in office are present or represented at the beginning of the meeting.
    If the quorum is not reached, the Scientific and Pedagogical Orientation Council shall be reconvened within fifteen days and may validly sit regardless of the number of members present or represented.
    An impeded member may give proxy to another member. No person may hold more than one power of attorney.
    The decisions of the Scientific and Pedagogical Orientation Council are taken by a majority of the members present or represented. In the event of a tie, the President shall have a casting vote.
    Voting shall normally be by show of hands. A secret ballot shall be used at the request of the President or one of the voting members of the Board.
    A meeting may be suspended for a period specified by the Chairman or at the request of at least one third of the members present or represented.
    The minutes are drawn up and signed by the director of the Inspé. They are sent to the members of the Scientific and Pedagogical Orientation Council within a month of each session. The director of the Inspé is responsible for its publicity.
    At the beginning of each meeting, the minutes of the previous meeting are submitted to the Board for approval.