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Employability and Skills Working Group

The Employability and Skills Working Group is an informally-constituted working group of the Education Committee

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Membership 2018/19

Academic Director Employability and Skills

Prof Pat Tissington

Faculty of Arts

Dr Jo Garde-Hansen

 

Dr Rebecca Stone (Maternity cover – Sarah McCourt)

Faculty of Social Sciences

Prof Robin Naylor

 

Dr Karen Simecek

Faculty of Science

Dr Jon Duffy (Chair SFEF)

 

Lee Griffin (WMG)

Academic Director Partnerships

Dr Will Curtis

Director of Student Opportunity

Roberta Wooldridge Smith

SU Education Officer

Larissa Kennedy

SU Postgraduate Officer

Ellie King

SU Director of Membership Services

Nirmla Devi

Associate Director – Alumni and Events

Afua Osei

Director, International Strategy and Relations

Ailsa Chambers

Head of Warwick Enterprise

Rachel Davis

Secretariat

Ian Scrase

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Terms of Reference

The intent is for the ESWG to consist of experts and key stakeholders in employability across the institution.

Overall aim: to be the body that coordinates and oversees activities relating to the delivery of the employability strand of the Education Strategy.

Specifically to:

  1. Develop strategies and policies in relation to employability and skills
  2. Act as the forum for employability across the university
  3. Ensure the preparation of periodic reports on the overall operation of the University’s employability offer to the Education Committee and AQSC via SLEEC
  4. Ensure the development of systems for the collection and sharing of employability content to inform planning, facilitate alignment and share best practice
  5. Be the means of coordination between the employability activities of academic departments, Students’ Union and Professional Service Departments
  6. Create plans for the enhancement of employability related elements of the student experience
  7. Ensure the development of systems for the collection and sharing of employability initiatives to inform planning, facilitate alignment and share best practice
  8. Receive and analyse datasets relating to employability, and recommend actions
  9. Develop narratives for TEF submissions

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Reporting Structure

The Employability and Skills Working Group is an informal working group of the Education Committee

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Secretariat

Secretary: Ian Scrase, Careers Team, Student Opportunity (I dot J dot Scrase at warwick dot ac dot uk)

It is envisaged that the secretariat will produce a report on the progress of tasks and projects rather than minutes.

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Meetings

Meetings to be held once each term. Dates of meetings of the ESWG for 2018/19 are to be confirmed, but are expected to be timed to report in to Education Committee. In the early stages of its existence, meetings may be more frequent as the group establishes itself.

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