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12.04.18

Meeting no. 2

Educational Quality Committee

Thursday 12 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00

Agenda

Part 1 - Preliminary ItemsPaper1SpeakerTime
1.*

Welcome and apologies and to agree:

* (for discussion); # (discuss only matters of importance/concern arising); all others (for information)2

Verbal Chair14.00
2.*

Minutes

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 12 April 2018.

OpenChair14.05
3.#

Matters Arising

To note matters arising from the previous meeting, which do not appear elsewhere on the agenda

OpenChair 
4.*

Chair's Business

To receive a report on important institutional business from the Chair

VerbalChair14.10
Part 2 - City Developments, Priorities and Standing ReportsPaper1Chair 
5.*

Education and Student Committee

To receive an update on priorities, projects and forthcoming work

ClosedChair 14.15
6. #

Students' Union Standing Report

To receive a report from the  Students' Union

Open VP Education 14.20
7.#

Student and Academic Services Standing Report

To receive a report on activities of the Directorate

Verbal Assistant Director (QUAD)14.25
8. #

LEaD Standing Report

To receive a report on the activities of LEaD

Verbal Deputy Director LEaD 14.35
9.#

Undergraduate Assessment Strategy Review

To receive an update on the review

Open Deputy Director LEaD14.35
Part 3 - Educational QualityPaper1Speaker 
10.#

Annual Assurance Report to Senate and Council

To review the progress to date and work planned

OpenChair

14.40

11.*Senate Regulation and Policies  14.50
11a*

To approve updates to the:

  • Programme Approval Policy and Guidance
  • Programme Amendment Policy and Guidance
  • Periodic Review Policy Guidance
  • Programme Termination and Suspension Policy and Guidance

(i) EQC Policy Consultation Outcome

(ii) EQC Programme Approval Policy

(iii) EQC Guidance for Programme Approval

(iv) EQC Programme Amendment Policy

(v) EQC Guidance for Programme Amendment

(vi) EQC Periodic Review Policy Revised

(vii) EQC Guidance for Periodic Review

(viii) EQC Programme Termination and Suspension Policy

(ix) EQC Guidance for Termination and Suspension

Open Assistant Registrar (Quality) 
11b*

Fitness to Study Policy and Guidance 

To approve and note

(i)  Cover page and summary

(ii) To approve the updates to the Fitness to Study Policy and Guidance

(iii) To note the updates to the Regulations

   
11c*

Personal Tutoring Policy

To note updates to the Personal Tutoring Policy

   
11d*

Extensions and Late Participation in Assessment

To consider the outcomes of the Extensions and Late Participation in Assessment consultation

   
12.#

Academic Misconduct

To note the further actions planned in relation to detecting and preventing contract cheating

Open Assistant Registrar (Quality)15.30
13.*Annual Programme Evaluation (APE)   
13a*To consider the quality report for Postgraduate APEs received for the 2016/17 academic yearClosedAssistant Registrar (Quality)15.35
13b*To consider the quality report for Undergraduate APEs received for the 2016/17 academic year - SHSClosed  
14.#

Periodic Review

To receive an update on activities

Open Assistant Director (QUAD)15.40
15.#

External Examiners

To receive an update on appointments/re-appointments for 2017/18 and 2018/19

VerbalAssistant Registrar (Quality)15.45
16.#

Internal Audit - Schedule and Reports

To receive the Internal Audit Report for Programme Approval

Open Assistant Registrar (Quality) 
17.#

Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies

To receive an update from SASS

Open Assistant Registrar (Quality) 
18.#

English Language Support

To receive an update on the review of Term 1 English Language support

OpenDeputy Dean SASS 
19.#

Lecture Capture

To receive an update on Lecture Capture

OpenChair of LEC 
20.#

Sector Updates

To note the revised UK Quality Code for Higher Education

Open Assistant Registrar (Quality) 
21.#Any other business  15.55
Date of next meeting:14 June 2pm - 4pm Room D427
Secretary: Helen Fitch           E-mail helen.fitch.1@city.ac.uk              Telephone: 020 7040 8793
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