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Educational Quality Committee 6-6-19

Meeting no. 8

Educational Quality Committee

Thursday 6th June 2019 2pm - 4pm

Room EM01


Part 1 - Preliminary ItemsPaper1SpeakerTime



Welcome and apologies and to agree:

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

Verbal Chair 14.00




To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 11 April 2019

Open Chair  



Matters Arising

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

Open Chair  



Chair’s Business

To receive a report on important institutional business from the Chair

Verbal Chair 14.05
Part 2 – City Developments, Priorities and Standing ReportsPaper1SpeakerTime



Education and Student Committee

To receive an update on key developments, current and planned activities

Verbal Head of Student Experience & Engagement 14.10



Taught Student Attendance and Engagement Policy

To consider the

  1. current proposals
  2. draft Count Me In Policy
  3. action plan
Open Head of Student Experience & Engagement 14.15



Students’ Union Standing Report

To receive a report from the Students’ Union

Open VP Education 14.25



Student and Academic Services Standing Report

To receive a report on activities of the Directorate

Verbal Assistant Director QUAD 14.30



LEaD Standing Report

To receive a report on the activities of LEaD

Verbal Dept Director LEaD 14.35



Academic Year

To receive an update on the review of the academic year

Verbal Quality and Standards Officer 14.40



Ethics approval for research undertaken by students on taught programmes

To consider a paper on Research Ethics for Student Work

Open Assistant Director QUAD 14.45



Assessment Review

To receive an update on each School’s activities

Open Dept Director LEaD 14.50


Academic Integrity and Misconduct

To receive a report from the Contract Cheating Working Group and approve the recommendations

Open Quality & Standards Officer 14.55


Employability in the Curriculum

Verbal Chair/Head of Careers 15.00
Part 3 - Educational QualityPaper1SpeakerTime



Senate Regulations

To consider regulatory updates for 2019/20:

  1. Assessment Regulations
  2. Programme Regulations
    1. 2019-20 Programme Regs Cass for EQC
    2. 2019-20 Programme Regs SHS for EQC
    3. 2019-20 School Programme Regs SMCSE for EQC
  3. Student Appeals Regulations
    1. Senate Regulation 20 Appeals Procedures Taught Programmes
    2. Senate Regulation 20b Student Appeals Procedures Validated Programmes
    3. Senate Regulation 21 Student Appeals Research Programmes
    4. Senate Regulation 21b Student Appeals Research Programmes Validated Institutions
Open Assistant Director QUAD a) b)
Head of Student Experience & Engagement c)



Senate Policies

  1. To consider (i) summary of updates to the Extensions and Late Work Policy and (ii) the draft Policy
  2. To consider updates to the Academic Misconduct Policy
  3. To consider (i) the rationale for the new policy and (ii) a draft Fraud in Admissions Policy
Open Quality & Standards Officers /
Assistant Director QUAD



Annual Programme Evaluation (APE)

  1. To consider the report for 2017/18 Taught Postgraduate and Research APEs
  2. To note:
    1. the summary of APE updates for 2018/19 and the
    2. Undergraduate APE Form
    3. Taught Postgraduate APE Form
    4. Guidance for 2018/19 Taught APEs
Open Quality & Standards Officer 15.20



External Examiners

To consider the thematic report for 2017/18

Open Assistant Director QUAD 15.35



Programme Approval

To receive the schedule of forthcoming UPAC dates

Open Assistant Director QUAD  



Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies (PSRBs)

To receive the updated Registers

  1. SASS PSRB Register May 2019
  2. Cass PSRB Register May 2019
  3. SHS PSRB Register  May 2019
  4. CLS PSRB Register May 2019
  5. SMCSE PSRB Register May 2019
  6. LEaD PSRB Register May 2019
Open Quality and Standards Officer  



Internal Audit

  1. To receive the following reports:
    1. Student Appeals
    2. Assessment Boards
    3. Admissions
    4. UKVI
  2. To consider the draft Schedule for 2019/20
Closed Director of Internal Audit 15.40



Student Casework 2018 Report

To receive the annual report

Open Head of Student Experience & Engagement 15.50



Collaborative Provision Committee

To receive the minutes of the meeting held in March 2019 and note key developments

Open Assistant Director QUAD  

Graduate School Committee

To receive the minutes of the meetings held in February and May 2019 and note key developments

Open Assistant Director QUAD  

EU Web Accessibility Directive

To receive an update on the EU Web Accessiblity Directive

  Associate Dean for Education Excellence and Innovation (SHS) 15.55
26.#Any Other Business   
Next Meeting September 2019 date t.b.c.

Secretary: Helen Fitch
Email: Helen.Fitch.1@city.ac.uk
Telephone: 020 7040 8793

1 City, University of London’s Publication Scheme, produced in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, makes clear that the papers and minutes of meetings of Council and Senate and their committees are routinely published on the web. Restricted and closed papers are exempt under the Scheme.  All other papers are Open and are published without hesitation on the web. “Restricted” papers are made available to staff. Staff should treat “Restricted” papers as confidential and not to share or discuss them with anyone other than City staff.
2 Recommendations included in papers not starred and not discussed will be taken as approved.