The Education Committee reports to Senate and liaises with the Quality Assurance Committee and Academic Policy and Regulations Committee on general learning and teaching issues affecting the remit of these groups.
Meetings during 2013/2014
Thursday 24 October 2013 at 2.00pm
Thursday 5 December 2013 at 2.00pm
Thursday 23 January 2014 at 2.00pm
Thursday 27 March 2014 at 2.00pm
Thursday 22 May 2014 at 2.00pm
Wednesday 18 June 2014 at 2.00pm
Terms of Reference
To oversee the development and implementation of the University's Education Strategy.
To formulate new policy and initiatives in response to student support imperatives including retention, skills and employability, and guidance and advice provision.
To consider the education aspects of Vice-Chancellor’s Reviews in order to initiate follow-up action.
To oversee the National Student Survey and Birmingham Student Satisfaction Survey including developing action plans based on the results of the surveys and ensuring their implementation.
To ensure that there is appropriate input into the Learning Spaces Strategy and its implementation.
To monitor and recommend appropriate developments to learning resources, including library provision and e-learning.
To have oversight of initiatives to provide learner development and employer engagement.
To encourage the development of interdisciplinary initiatives in learning and teaching.
To receive and consider reports from College Learning and Teaching Committees.
To promote innovation in learning, teaching and assessment, including the allocation and monitoring of the University's spend of teaching quality enhancement funds, and the dissemination of good practice.
To receive and consider reports from the Programme Approval Review Committee.
To receive and consider reports from the Learning Environment Group.
To receive and consider reports from the Student Access and Progress Committee.
Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education) (Chair)
Professor J Bale
Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education)
Professor J Green
Dr R Santos
Vice-President (Education and Access), Guild of Students
Ms H Craig
Directors of Education
Professor A Arnull
College of Arts and Law
Dr S Quigley
College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Dr I Sansom
College of Life and Environmental Sciences
Professor P Kumar
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Dr G Watson
College of Social Sciences
Director of Academic Services
Mr B Casey (Ex officio)
Strategic Planning nominee
Mr J Kirk
Director of Learning Spaces & The Centre for Learning and Academic Development: Ms J Scarratt
Director of Library Services: Ms D Job
Director of Careers Network: Ms E Jones
Policy Advisor (Education): Dr C Teeling
Director of Registry: Ms C McCauley
Papers and Minutes
For further information about the Education Committee, please use the following contact details -
Ms C McCauley
Director of Registry
Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6715