University Learning and Teaching Committee
The purpose of this committee is to develop, enable and evaluate the implementation of the University strategy for Learning and Teaching, ensuring that the College Learning and Teaching Strategies are consistent with this strategy and that all Learning and Teaching strategies support the University’s over-arching strategy.
The committee also has responsibility for enabling and evaluating the work of Colleges and central departments in identifying, promoting, and disseminating effective practice and innovation in programme design and delivery, in teaching, feedback and assessment methodologies, and making recommendations on the enhancement of the quality and standards of taught programmes and of the student learning experience.
You can find a full list of members in the Membership List document below, or you can view the members by area in the table further down this page.
You can find more detailed information about this committee in the Terms of Reference below:
|Chair||Professor Ruth Ayres|
|College of Business and Social Sciences||Professor Sue Garton|
|College of Business and Social Sciences||Dr. Keith Schofield|
|College of Business and Social Sciences||Chris Umfreville|
|College of Business and Social Sciences||Dr. Lloyd Parsons|
|College of Engineering and Physical Sciences||Dr Goudarz Poursharif|
|College of Engineering and Physical Sciences||TBC|
|College of Engineering and Physical Sciences||Dr. Patrick Geoghegan|
|College of Health and Life Sciences||Dr Amy Sheppard|
|College of Health and Life Sciences||Dr. Alan Goddard|
|College of Health and Life Sciences||Dr. Ann Vernallis|
|College of Health and Life Sciences||Dr. Rob Nash|
|Associate PVC Education||Dr Goudarz Poursharif|
|Partnerships Sub-Committee||Hannah Bartlett|
|Programme Approval and Development Sub-Committee (PADSC)||Dr. Alan Goddard|
|Programme Approval and Development Sub-Committee (PADSC)||Interim: Donna Wheat|
|Regulatory Sub-Committee||Professor Chris Langley|
|Regulatory Sub-Committee||Adam Hewitt|
|Director of Academic Quality||TBC|
|Director of Student and Academic Services||Alison Levey|
|Careers and Employability Lead||Rachel McIntosh|
|Director of Library Services||Nominee: Clare Langman|
|HR Representative||Claire Freeman|
|Head of CELCA||Ania Bailey|
|Head of Learning Development Centre||Ellen Pope|
|Education Team Representative||Chris Wilson|
|Technology-Enhanced Learning Representative||Andrew Beddoe|
|Digital Services Representative||Nominee: Stephen Asante-Boakye|
|Estates Representative||Nominee: Claire Evans|
|Chief Operating Officer||Nominee: Ian Oldacre|
|VP Education||Adora Wong|
This Committee meets four times each academic year.
|25 October 2023||10:00 - 13:00|
|7 February 2024||10:00 - 13:00|
|24 April 2024||10:00 - 13:00|
|26 June 2024||10:00 - 13:00|
The Committee is currently involved in the following: the development of Learning and Teaching strategies to reflect the new University Strategy; the development of the Digital Learning Strategy; the implementation of Peer Observation policies; oversight of the Curriculum Management and Business Information Portal projects; implementation of the standardisation of module credit size; review of the assessment of the placement year, the policy for the recording of lectures and the assessment of student group work.
The minutes of the most recent meetings can be found at the link below (staff login required):
Agendas, minutes, and papers from previous and future meetings can be found on the BlackBoard module for this committee. If you would like access to these papers, please contact the Quality Team who will enable the access permissions.
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