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Faculty Education Committee (Medicine) (Disestablished)

At their meetings in June and July 2018, the University's Senate and Council approved the merger of the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Medicine to create a new Faculty of Science Engineering and Medicine with effect from the start of the 2018/2019 academic year. This page remains live to provide an archive.

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Membership 2017/18

Chair (Nominee of the Chair of the Board of the Faculty of Medicine)

Professor Lesley Roberts

Two Deputy Chairs

Dr Kate Owen
Dr Debbi Marais

Chair of Faculty

Professor Aileen Clarke

Dean of Medicine

Professor Sudhesh Kumar

MBChB Programme Director

Professor Colin MacDougall

Chair of the MBChB LTQ

Dr Kate Owen

Chair of the PGT LTQ

Dr Debbi Marais

Director of Postgraduate Research

Dr Jason Madan

Faculty Senior Tutor

Dr Helen Toner

Assessment Lead

Michelle Machado

Undergraduate Development Lead

Dr David Davies

Quality Assurance and Enhancement Lead

Dr Helen Nolan

Three Education Divisional Leads

Sam Brace-McDonnell
Professor Robert Cross
Dr David Davies

Senior Assistant Registrar

Lorraine Brown (MB ChB Operations Manager) or Rebecca Mole (MB ChB Examinations Manager) (until May 2018)

Senior PG Operating Officer

Julie Shore

Head of Marketing and Communications

Claire McDonald

Chief Finance Officer

Simon Crick

Representative of the Faculty of Arts

Professor Beat Kumin (History)

Representative of the Faculty of Science

Dr Miriam Gifford (School of Life Sciences)

Representative of the Faculty of Social Sciences Dr Jo Angouri (Centre for Applied Linguistics)
Representative of IATL Dr Jonathan Heron

NHS Trust Representative

Sailesh Sankar

Four other academics from the Faculty of Medicine

Dr Richard Cure

Dr Anne Green

Dr Wendy Robertson


One MBChB student

Adeola Salau or George Hawker-Bond

One postgraduate taught student from the Faculty of Medicine

Joseph Duffy

One postgraduate research student from the Faculty of Medicine

Soofiyah Ayaani

Education Quality Manager (in attendance)

Graham Hewitt

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Terms of Reference

(a) To consider Faculty-level implementation of the University Education Strategy

(b) To work with the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Chairs of the Boards of the Faculties, Academic Directors and others to develop Faculty-level approaches to key themes such as Employability, Assessment, Joint Degrees, Feedback and other strategic and topical Education matters

(c) To develop and share best practice, enabling all departments to learn from the experience of the best across a range of areas of practice

(d) To make recommendations to the Board of the Faculty in relation to the development of Education policy and practice

(e) To consider departmental progress towards enhancing the student experience, including as recognised in sector metrics

(f) To contribute to ensuring that Faculty-level education provision remains cutting edge and attractive in a competitive marketplace

(g) To advise and report to the Board of the Faculty on all matters relating to the organisation of teaching including curricula, assessment, examinations and wider student experience

(h) To consider and approve, on behalf of the Board, changes to undergraduate modules in the Faculty, pending the availability of Phase 2 of the SITS workflow

(i) To consider periodic reports from Faculty Education Chairs (appointed to represent the Faculty on examination PRPs and appeals committees Investigating Committees; Continuation of Registration Committees and to approve requests from students for unusual options/variations to curricula/variations to methods of assessment and reports from examiners on research theses) on issues arising for broader education strategy

(j) To discharge the above responsibilities across all levels of study

Reporting Structure

The Faculty Education Committee (Medicine) reports to the Board of the Faculty of Medicine.

Click here to see a diagrammatic representation of the Committee Structure.

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Secretary: Martin Mik, Assistant Registrar (Teaching and Learning)
(M dot Mik at warwick dot ac dot uk)

Assistant Secretary: Lorriane Brown (

Papers for consideration by the Faculty Education Committee should be submitted to the Secretary two weeks in advance of the meeting at which they are to be considered.

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Dates of meetings of the Faculty Education Committee can be found within the University Committee Timetable.

Click here to access minutes of previous meetings.

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