The PDP consists of the National Physiotherapy Educators Forum, the Quality Improvement Committee, the Research Foundation and the Journal editor. The role of the PDP is to provide support for the development of appropriate under- and postgraduate physiotherapy education. In addition to this, the portfolio promotes lifelong learning for physiotherapy professionals through supporting the development of relevant research and the promotion of CPD. The PDP collaborates with the Professional Board and the Department of Health on education matters.