Education Committee

The Education Committee reports to Senate and liaises with the Quality Assurance Committee on general learning and teaching issues affecting the remit of these groups.

Membership 2023-24

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) (Chair) Professor Deborah Longworth                               
Academic Registrar (Deputy Chair) Dr Emma Robinson
Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) Professor Jon Green
Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor (Student Academic Experience & Engagement) Professor Celia Greenway
Directors of Education

Professor E Fulton, College of Arts & Law

Professor J Pritchard, College of Life & Environmental Sciences

Professor N Wilkin, College of Engineering & Physical Sciences

Professor M Milward, College of Medical & Dental Sciences

Dr G Timmins, College of Social Sciences (Interim)

Senate Representatives

Dr A Mahomed (EPS)

Ms A Glover (CoSS)

Academic Director, Birmingham International Academy Dr Hayley Maxwell
Deputy Dean of Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences

Dr Lloyd Jenkins

Director of Registry and
Academic Affairs (Interim)

Ms K Hamilton

Director of Student Affairs

Mr Jon Elsmore

Director of Library Services Ms Diane Job
Director of Innovation and Development Ms Julie Scarratt
Director of Student Employability Ms Etta Parkes-Firth
Director of Educational Enterprise Mr Ian Myatt
Director of Strategic Planning Ms Rebecca Lambert
Director of Postgraduates (PGT) Dr Graham Timmins
Assistant Director, Teaching and Learning Development, HEFi Ms Sarah King
Education Officer, Guild of Students Ms Ness Chigariro
Postgraduate Officer, Guild of Students Mr Ben Lockley
International Officer, Guild of Students Ms Tianjie Liu
Head of Academic Policy Partnership (Secretary) Ms Faye Bond

Terms of Reference

To develop and deliver the University's Education Strategy and the education-related Key Performance Targets within the context of the Strategic Framework.

To set coherent strategic priorities for education at University, College and School level.

To ensure that the initial and continuing professional development of academic staff for teaching is fit for purpose.

To monitor and respond to new external education policy frameworks or initiatives (such as the Teaching Excellence Framework).

To maintain strategic oversight of academic and student-related policy and legislation, considering significant policy amendments on behalf of Senate and delegating more operational matters to UQAC.

To consider significant education-related issues, lessons learnt and themes arising from quality assurance processes.

To coordinate the work of the University-level education committees, sub-committees and working groups/task and finish groups.

Dates of Meetings

The 2023/24 meeting dates are:

  • 26 September 2023
  • 23 November 2023
  • 17 January 2024
  • 28 March 2024
  • 2 May 2024
  • 27 June 2024


For further information about the Education Committee, please use the following contact details:

Faye Bond
Head of Academic Policy Partnership