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Membership 2017/18

Chair, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Professor Christopher Hughes

Deputy Chair, Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Professor David Lamburn

The Director of Warwick International Higher Education Academy

Professor Gwen van der Velden

Academic Director (Employability and Skills)

Professor Patrick Tissington

Academic Director (Partnerships)

Dr Will Curtis

Academic Director (Undergraduate Studies)

Professor Andy Clark

Academic Director (Graduate Studies)

Professor Colin Sparrow

The Chairs of the Board of the Faculties
(or Deputies, as necessary)

Professor Penny Roberts (Arts)

Professor Aileen Clarke (Medicine)

Professor Michael Shipman (Science)

Professor Matthew Nudds (Social Sciences)

The Chairs of the 4 Faculty Education Committees

Dr Sarah Richardson (Arts)

Professor Lesley Roberts (Medicine)

Dr Dave Britnell (Science)

Christopher Bisping (Social Sciences)

Dean of Students

Professor Louise Gracia

Two student representatives appointed by the Students' Union

Liam Jackson (Education Officer)

Emily Dunford (Postgraduate Officer)

In Attendance

Academic Registrar

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Terms of Reference

(a) To exercise, on behalf of the Senate, responsibility for the development and oversight of the implementation of the University’s Education Strategy.

(b) To ensure the preparation of periodic reports on the overall operation of the University’s quality assurance and quality enhancement architecture so as to assure the Senate and the Council of the adequacy of assurance arrangements for the University’s education provision and the quality of the student learning experience.

(c) To develop strategies and policies in relation to external quality assurance and enhancement operations including consideration of reports by Government, the relevant funding body and other relevant sector-wide bodies.

(d) To ensure the continuing alignment of Senate committees, University regulations and other elements of academic governance with the requirements of the external quality assurance landscape.

(e) To consider recommendations from the Academic Quality and Standards Committee with respect to the development of policies, regulations and guidance necessary to secure the University’s strategy in relation to quality and standards.

(f) To consider recommendations from the Student Learning Experience and Enhancement Committee with respect to the further enhancement of the student learning experience and learning environment.

(g) To advise the Senate, in the light of reports and recommendations from these committees, of strategic matters of which it needs to be apprised in relation to the development, monitoring and evaluation of institutional Education
Strategy.

(h) To set the strategic direction for work in areas such as the Teaching Excellence Framework, the University’s Periodic Review processes, student survey feedback and action planning, interdisciplinarity and Widening Participation.

(i) To make recommendations to the Academic Resourcing Committee to secure the implementation of the University’s Education Strategy.

(j) To consider such other matters referred to it by the Senate.

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Reporting Structure

The Education Committee reports to the Senate.

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

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Secretariat

Secretary: Katharine Gray (K dot Gray at warwick dot ac dot uk)

Assistant Secretary: Geraldine Connelly (G dot Connelly at warwick dot ac dot uk)

Papers for consideration by the 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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Meetings

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

Click here to access minutes of previous meetings.

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