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  7. 09.11.17

Meeting 19



Education & Student Committee Agenda - Meeting 19

Thursday 9 November – 14.00 - 17.00 hrs

Room D427, Rhind Building

Part 1 Preliminary ItemsPaper 1SpeakerTime

Welcome and apologies and to agree:

* (for discussion);

# (discussion only matters of importance/concern arising);

all others (for information)2

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 21 September 2017
3#Matters Arising To note matters arising from previous meetings, which do not appear elsewhere on the agendaOpen Chair 
4*Chair's Business
To receive a report on important institutional business from the Chair
Verbal Chair14.05


To consider the relationships between committees in the proposed revised governance structure and note the proposed membership and composition

Appendix 1 Proposed Committee Structure

Appendix 2 Existing Committee Structure

Governance Structure Diagram


Students’ Union Standing Report

6a*To receive a report from the Students’ UnionOpen SU President 
6b*To receive an update on the Segmentation ProjectRestrictedSU President 

Part 2 - Strategy, Planning and City Developments and Priorities


Office for Students

To receive an update and consider the current consultation

Open Chair14.30
8*Education and Student Strategy  14.40
8a*To receive a proposal for reporting Education and Student Strategy performance indicatorsRestrictedHead of Student Experience & Engagement 
8b*To consider and approve a project plan for the proposed Distinctive Offer projectRestrictedHead of Student Experience & Engagement 
8c*To receive an update on continuing professional development for learning and teaching and consider the next stepsRestrictedDirector of LEaD 

Student Satisfaction

To consider and approve a project plan for the proposed Student Representation project

RestrictedHead of Student Experience & Engagement15.55
10*Progression  15.05
10a*To receive an update on the intentions for personal supportRestrictedHead of Student Experience & Engagement 
10b*To receive the minutes of the Progression Improvement Working Group (Meetings 6, 7 & 8)   
10bi*Meeting 6 - 17 August 2017RestrictedHead of Student Experience & Engagement 
10bii*Meeting 7 - 25 September 2017RestrictedHead of Student Experience & Engagement 
10biii*Meeting 8 - 23 October 2017RestrictedHead of Student Experience & Engagement 
10c*To receive an update on personal tutoring and consider the draft revision to the Personal Tutoring PolicyOpenDept. Director LEaD 
11#Employability  15.20

To receive an update on the strategic plan for 2017 DLHE outcomes initiative

RestrictedHead of Careers 

To receive an update on the School 2016 DLHE reports

Cass Business School

City Law School

School of Arts and Social Sciences

School of Health Sciences

School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering

RestrictedHead of Careers 

Student and Academic Services Standing Report

To receive a report on activities of the Directorate

Verbal Director S&AS 15.25

LEaD Standing Report

To receive a report on the activities of LEaD

Verbal Director LEaD15.30

Undergraduate Assessment Strategy Review

To receive an update on the review

Open Dept. Director LEaD15.35
15#English Language Support
To receive an update on English for Academic Purposes
Open Deputy Dean SASS15.40
BREAK 15.45-15.50

Committee members (excluding those only attending for the Strategic Development items) continue for Part 3

Part 3 - Educational QualityPaper1Speaker 

Annual Assurance Report to Senate and Council

To note the draft report which was approved by Senate in October 2017 and will be presented to Council in November 2017

17*Assessment Regulations  15.55
17a*To consider the feedback received in relation to the Assessment Regulations and approve the recommendationsOpenAssistant Registrar (Quality) 
17b*To consider the key findings of the UUK/GuildHE Understanding Degree Algorithms ReportOpenAssistant Registrar (Quality) 

Assessment Boards 2016/17

To consider a summary report on Assessment Board Operation and approve the recommendations

ClosedAssistant Registrar (Quality)16.05
19*Senate Policies  16.10
19a*Student Attendance and Engagement – to note the policyOpen Head of Student Experience & Engagement 
19b*Extensions and Late Participation - to consider a draft consultation paperOpen Head of Student Experience & Engagement 
19c*PSRB Policy – to approve revisions to the policy and annual reporting formatsOpen Assistant Registrar (Quality) 
20#Programme Approval and Development  16.30
20ai#To receive a summary report on current programmes and programme terminationsOpenAssistant Director (QUAD) 
20aii#To receive a summary report on Board of Studies amendments - Overview ReportOpenAssistant Director (QUAD) 
20aiii#To receive a summary report of Board of Studies Amendments by SchoolOpenAssistant Director (QUAD) 
20b#To receive an update on the Credit Framework RegisterVerbalAssistant Registrar (Quality) 
21#External Examiners
To receive an updated summary of appointments/re-appointments for 2017/18
ClosedAssistant Registrar (Quality)16.35

GraduateSchool                                                                                                   To receive the minutes of the meeting held in June 2017

OpenChair Graduate School16.40
23 Collaborative Provision Committee
To note that the first meeting will be held in November 2017
-Assistant Director (QUAD) 

Sector Update - QAA Guidance on preventing cheating in Higher Education

To receive an update on the guidance and approve the recommendations for next steps for City

Open Assistant Registrar (QUAD)16.45

Sector Update – Consultation on the review of the UK Quality Code for Higher Education

To receive an update

OpenAssistant Director (QUAD)16.50

University of London Quality Enhancement Review

To note City’s 2016/17 submission to University of London

ClosedAssistant Director (QUAD)16.55
27#Any Other Business   
Next meeting February 2018 - To be confirmed
Secretary: Helen Fitch               Email: Helen.Fitch.1@city.ac.uk Telephone:       020 7040 8793
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