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.
Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education) (Chair)
Professor J Bale
Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education)
Professor J Green
University Senior Tutor
Dr R Santos
Vice President (Education), Guild of Students
Mr J Armer
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
Professor G Watson
College of Social Sciences
Director of Academic Services
Mr B Casey(Ex officio)
Director of Centre for Learning and Academic Development & Learning Spaces
Ms J Scarratt
Director Library Services
Ms D Job
Director of Employability
Ms E Jones
Director of Registry
Mr J Kirk
Policy Advisor (Education)
Dr C Teeling
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 Education Committees or equivalent.
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.
Meetings during 2014-15
Tuesday 28 October 2014
Thursday 4 December 2014
Thursday 22 January 2015
Thursday 26 March 2015
Thursday 14 May 2015
Wednesday 17 June 2015
For further information about the Education Committee, please use the following contact details:
Dr Claire Teeling
Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8100