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Membership

Chair (a Pro-Vice-Chancellor)

Professor R G Dyson

The Director of the Centre for Lifelong Learning

Dr R Moseley

The Academic Director of Studies of the Centre for Lifelong Learning

Dr S J Hill

The Director of Research of the Institute of Education

Professor D Gleeson

Up to two members of academic staff from each of the Faculties of Arts, Science and Social Studies appointed by the Senate and drawn from departments which contribute to the delivery of the undergraduate Continuing Education programme:

Arts

Dr J Gilmore

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Science

Dr J Pickering
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Social Studies

Professor C Aubrey

Dr A Parker

Two members of the Centre for Lifelong Learning appointed by the Centre:


Dr F McKay

Dr B Merrill

Up to two co-opted members of staff, appointed by the Senate

Dr R Powell

Up to three members representing the interests of external partners, appointed by the Senate:

Mr R White
Ms G Manthorpe

One student representative appointed by the Union of Students

Mr R Watson

Attending:
Kay McEvoy
Marge Walsh

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Terms of Reference

(a) To work with the Centre for Lifelong Learning to advise the Senate and the Council on policy for the development of lifelong learning and the wider implications of that strategy for the University's mission.

(b) To initiate policy and advise on the management of Foundation Degree, Part-time Undergraduate Degree and 2+2 Degree courses.

(c) To consider from a lifelong learning perspective proposals for new Foundation Degree, Part-time Undergraduate Degree and 2+2 Degree courses and new Open Studies Certificates and Diplomas, it being noted that academic approval for new courses is the responsibility of the Undergraduate Studies Committee/Sub-Faculty of the appropriate Faculty Board(s).

(d) To make proposals for the introduction of new courses of study to first degree level in the field of lifelong learning for consideration by the appropriate academic departments/centres, the Undergraduate Studies Committee/Sub-Faculty of the appropriate Faculty Board(s), the Academic Quality and Standards Committee and the Senate.

(e) To recommend to the Senate and the Council the policies governing Open Studies programmes and their promotion.

(f) To recommend annual fees for participants on Open Studies programmes.

(g) To recommend to the Senate Boards of Examiners for the Foundation Degrees, Part-time Undergraduate Degrees, 2+2 Degrees and Open Studies Certificates.

(h) To advise the Centre for Lifelong Learning on its research strategy.

(i) To consider reports on activities contained within the University's Widening Participation Strategy.

(j) To consider updates to the University's Widening Participation Strategy for recommendation to the Senate.

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Reporting Structure

The Board of Lifelong Learning reports to the Senate, directly and via the Academic Quality and Standards Committee.

The Board receives reports from the Partnership Programmes Sub-Committee.

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

Secretariat

Secretary: Michelle Archer (Michele.Archer@warwick.ac.uk)

Assistant Secretary: Sally Blakeman ( S.A.Blakeman@warwick.ac.uk or ext: 28100)

Papers for consideration by the Board of Lifelong Learning should be submitted to the Secretary two weeks in advance of the meeting at which they are to be considered.

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Meetings

2.00pm Friday 23rd May 2003
2.00pm Friday 31 October 2003
2.00pm Friday 6th February 2004
2.00pm Friday 21 May 2004

Click here to access the full Committee Timetable.

Click here to access minutes of previous meetings.

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