The Council consists of approximately 25 steering members and four advisors
(Ryoji Noyori, Mamoru Mohri, Tadasu Tachi, and Hiromichi Seya). They are responsible for
chemical education innovations and chemical knowledge dissemination to the
public. With this goal in mind, the Council plans and conducts a variety of
activities, which are executed mainly by the following four
School/University Education Committee proposes
desirable education in primary & secondary schools, inspects problems in
university entrance exams, innovates university chemical education, promotes
exchanges with industry, etc.
Committee promotes international communication and exchange (by the
International Relations Subcommittee) steers the High-School Chemistry Grand
Prix and the participation in the International Chemistry Olympiad (by the
Chemistry Grand Prix & IChO Subcommittee), plans chemical education forums
at the CSJ Annual Meetings, designs and operates the "Chemistry Makes Our Dreams
Come True" events under the cosponsorship of the Japan Chemical Industry
Association, maintains the Council homepage, searches for strategies for member
Chemistry and Education Editorial Committee
proposes attractive and/or small-scale experiments for school classes, edits
useful topical and course articles, etc.
Branch Councils of Chemical
Education vitalizes regional members by supporting grass-root
activities and organizes lectures for the public, seminars and discussion forums
for teachers, and experiment demonstrations, open houses at universities for
students, student research presentation sessions, etc.