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Terms of Reference

Validation Relationships

  1. To maintain and enhance academic quality and standards of the programmes that lead to an award of the University ensuring commensurability with University and national requirements and compliance with the Validation Agreement.
  2. To consider local, University or national policies and developments that will impact upon validated programmes and, where appropriate, for recommendations to be reported to the relevant University body.
  3. To receive from Boards of Studies proposed programme amendments and special schemes of study for subsequent recommendation to the University’s Validation and Institutional Partnerships Committee.
  4. To consider nominations for external examiners for subsequent recommendation to the University’s Senate.
  5. To take an overview of recruitment and, in particular, to monitor entry profiles.
  6. To consider and approve any APL/APEL recommendations for entry to the programmes.
  7. To receive details of staff changes and accompanying CVs with regard to those who contribute to the delivery and assessment of the programmes.
  8. To receive and consider Annual Programme Evaluations for subsequent report to the University’s Validation and Institutional Partnerships Committee.
  9. To receive and consider minutes of Boards of Studies meetings.
  10. To receive and respond to the University’s annual report on its meeting with student representatives.
  11. To receive new validation proposal outlines for subsequent recommendation to the University’s Validation and Institutional Partnerships Committee.
  12. To ensure compliance with the University’s requirements for the validation of research degrees as documented in the University’s Research Studies Handbook.
  13. To receive reports arising from validation and revalidation visits and to oversee the implementation of action/s arising for subsequent report to the University’s Validation and Institutional Partnerships Committee.
  14. To receive reports from the institution with validated programmes on any institutional developments that may impact upon the validation relationship including changes in governance and management, relationships with any other institutions and external quality or accreditation review, for subsequent      report to the University’s Validation and Institutional Partnerships Committee.

Composition and Membership

COMPOSITION
MEMBERSHIP

City University London

 

Deputy Dean of School of Arts and Social Sciences (Chair)

 

Dean of Validation

 

Senior Lecturer in Learning Development

 

Senior Lecturer, Department of Computing: School of Informatics

 

Assistant Director (Partnerships and Academic Governance) (Secretary)

External Advisors

  
  

Ravensbourne College

 

Deputy Director:  Strategic and Academic Development and Postgraduate Studies

 

Head of Quality

 

Academic Development Manager - Student Experience

 

Academic Development Manager - Applied Research and Development

 

Academic Development Manager - Learning and Innovation

 

Postgraduate Course Director

If you would like to see records of course board meetings, please visit our archived pages.