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Education Committee (subsumed into Education and Student Committee)

Papers for the APPSC can be found here.

Terms of Reference

The Education Committee will act in an advisory capacity to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor to support him in his role overseeing and managing academic quality, standards and enhancement matters, including those aspects delegated to him by the Vice-Chancellor and by Senate. 

This includes providing advice and guidance on activities and mechanisms that:

  • ensure that the University’s academic provision (taught and research-based, award-bearing and non award-bearing) is of an appropriate quality and standard; and
  • enhance academic practice

Specific areas in which the Education Committee will provide advice and support to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor include:

  1. Policies, strategies and practices that develop and/or enhance academic provision at the University (including those related to partnerships and research students).
  2. Policies, regulations and processes that assure the quality and standards of taught programmes.  This includes assessment practice, performance and procedures.
  3. Policies, regulations and processes that assure the quality and standards of research study provision.
  4. Actions to be taken and responses to be made concerning educational quality and standards matters to external agencies, including: HEFCE; QAA; and the HE Academy.  This includes advice on any external reviews to be undertaken.
  5. Outputs from the following processes, including any actions arising:

    a. Programme Approvals;
    b. Periodic Reviews;
    c. External QAA reviews;
    d. Partnership developments;
    e. External Examiner appointments.

Discussions will normally inform subsequent recommendations to Senate on matters related to academic quality and the assurance of academic standards, including matters related to academic regulations, academic policy and academic strategy.

Composition and Membership

Composition
Membership

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Chair)

Ex-officio

Associate Deans (Education)

Arts and Social Sciences

Ex-officio

Cass

Ex-officio

Health Sciences

Ex-officio

Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

Ex-officio

Informatics

Ex-officio

Law

Ex-officio

Academic Leads

Programme Approval/Amendments

Ex-officio 

External Examiners

Ex-officio

Periodic Review

N/A

Assessment

Ex-officio

Research

Ex-officio

Dean of Validation

Ex-officio

Dean of Students

Ex-officio

Director of Learning Development

Ex-officio

Director of Academic Services

Ex-officio

CULSU President

Ex-officio

CULSU Vice President Education

Ex-officio

Chairs of working groups:

  • Collaborative Provision Working Group
  • Senior Tutors for Research Forum
  • Assessment Matters Working Group

Development Support Manager (Secretary)


Members of Academic Services


Chief Information Officer


Director of Property and Facilities


Director of Student Services


Please note these papers available on request, contact Natalie Shepherd if you require access.

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