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Terms of reference

  • To oversee the development and implementation of the College’s Learning and Teaching Strategy, ensuring alignment with College Strategy.
  • To proactively identify, support and promote innovations in learning,teaching and assessment.
  • To consider the evaluation of various approaches to curriculum design, delivery and assessment, ensuring that the impact on different student groups is understood and that the results are used to inform future practice.
  • To communicate and promote the profile of learning and teaching and the student experience at Imperial College.
  • To engage with and recommend action as appropriate to address key themes emerging from internal and external surveys of students.
  • To advise on the College’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) assessment and contribute to the development of the TEF provider submission.
  • To consider responses to external consultations on matters relating to learning and teaching.
  • To identify best practice from across the sector that can inform enhancement within College.
  • To oversee the development and implementation of the Academic Standards Framework (ASF) and ensure its compliance with the QAA Quality Code and related external frameworks, as well as its fit within the College.
  • To ensure alignment of the ASF with the SIMP process, specifically, but not limited to, the Academic Programme Lifecycle (APL) work stream.
  • To provide oversight of ‘task and finish’ groups and ensure timely delivery of proposals to support the APL work stream.
  • To receive and consider reports from the Online Learning Innovation Group (OLIG).

Constitution and membership

Constitution

  • Vice-Provost (Education) as Chair;
  • Director of the Graduate School;
  • a senior representative with a responsibility for educational leadership from each faculty nominated by the Dean;
  • a senior representative from the School of Professional Development;
  • Student Representative nominated by Imperial College Union;
  • Head of Strategic Projects, Education Office
  • Director of Strategic Planning
  • Academic Registrar (or nominee);
  • Head of Academic Services;
  • the Senior Assistant Registrar (Quality Assurance and Enhancement)
Membership (Academic year 2016/17)
NameRole
Professor Simone Buitendijk Vice Provost (Education) (Chair)
Professor Sue Gibson Director of the Graduate School
Professor Peter Cheung Vice Dean (Education) for the Faculty of Engineering
Professor Alan Spivey Vice Dean (Education) for the Faculty of Natural Sciences
Professor Desmond Johnston Vice Dean (Education) for the Faculty of Medicine
Ms Diane Morgan Associate Dean of Programmes for Imperial College  Business School
Dr Martyn Kingsbury Director of Educational Development as the School of Professional Development Representative
Mr Luke McCrone Deputy President (Education) for Imperial College Union
Ms Emma Caseley Head of Strategic Projects, Education Office
Mr Malcolm Edwards Director of Strategic Planning
Mr David Ashton Academic Registrar
Ms Judith Webster Head of Academic Services
Ms Sophie White Senior Assistant Registrar (Quality Assurance & Enhancement) as Secretary

 

Meeting dates and deadlines

Committee dates (Academic year 2017/18)Submission deadlines (Academic year 2017/18)
31 October 2017 17 October 2017
28 November 2017 14 November 2017
19 December 2017 05 December 2017
23 January 2018 09 January 2018
20 February 2018 06 February 2018
13 March 2018 27 February 2018
15 May 2018 01 May 2018
 
Summary of the table's contents
Committee dates (Academic year 2016/17)Submission deadlines (Academic year 2016/17)
29 June 2017 15 June 2017
19 September 2017 5 September 2017
 
Agenda items (including papers) should be submitted to the committee secretary two weeks prior to the committee meeting. Papers will normally be circulated to members one week prior to the committee meeting. Items to be recommended to Senate cannot be considered at the final meeting of the academic year.

Minutes

Academic year 2017/18

  • 31 October 2017
  • 28 November 2017
  • 19 December 2017
  • 23 January 2018
  • 20 February 2018
  • 13 March 2018
  • 15 May 2018

Academic year 2016/17

  • 29 June 2017
  • 19 September 2017