Committees and panels

The Education Committee has overall responsibility for the definition and ongoing review of the educational philosophy, policy and standards of the collegiate University in respect of the teaching, learning and assessment. The Education Committee is supported by a number of panels and sub-committees.

Education Committee

The Education Committee has overall responsibility for the definition and ongoing review of the educational philosophy, policy and standards of the collegiate University in respect of teaching, learning and assessment. It is one of the five main committees of Council.

Chaired by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education), the Committee contributes to policy development and guidance, considers proposed amendments to programmes and examination regulations, and deals with individual dispensations.

  • Membership (Council Secretariat site) and Terms of Reference (Governance site)
  • Papers for members and relevant officers (MT 2022 onwards via SharePoint Online)
  • Agendas and papers categorised as ‘public or internal’ are accessible to all members of the University (via SharePoint Online)
  • Committee meetings take place 10.00am to 1.00pm on Thursdays in weeks 3 and 8 of term

Panels and sub-committees 

The Education Committee is supported by a number of panels and sub-committees.

The papers are normally available to members of the panels and subcommittees on the SharePoint sites but staff interested in a particular topic or presenting can contact the relevant subcommittee below.

  • Reporting to Education Committee
Committee Papers    Contact Meeting Schedule
Taught Degrees and Awards Panel SharePoint site   edccomms@admin.ox.ac.uk   Tuesdays in weeks 3 and 8 in Michaelmas term, Hilary term and Trinity term
Research Degrees Panel SharePoint site   edccomms@admin.ox.ac.uk Fridays in week 7 in Michaelmas term, Hilary term and Trinity term
Quality Assurance Sub-committee SharePoint site   edccomms@admin.ox.ac.uk   Wednesdays in weeks 1 and 7 in Michaelmas term, Hilary term and Trinity term
Graduate Admissions Committee SharePoint site   reen.reggler@admin.ox.ac.uk Tuesdays in week 7 of Michaelmas term and Trinity term
Graduate Access Subcommittee N/A   kate.davy@admin.ox.ac.uk  
Student Life Sub-committee SharePoint site  

studentlife.committee@admin.ox.ac.uk

Thursdays in week 3 and 7 in Michaelmas term and Hilary term; Thursday in week 3 in Trinity term
Permanent Private Halls Supervisory Committee SharePoint site  

edccomms@admin.ox.ac.uk

Tuesdays in weeks 2 and 7 of Michaelmas term, Hilary term and Trinity Term
Sports Strategic Sub-committee SharePoint site  

edccomms@admin.ox.ac.uk

Thursdays in week 3 of Michaelmas term, Hilary term and Trinity term
Committee for the Language Centre SharePoint Site   edccomms@admin.ox.ac.uk Thursdays in week 6 in Michaelmas term, Hilary term and Trinity term

 

  • Reporting jointly to Education Committee and another committee/body
Committee Reports to  Papers Contact Meeting Schedule
Education Portfolio Committee EdC and Information and Digital Committee SharePoint site jeremy.welch@admin.ox.ac.uk Thursdays in weeks 2 and 6 of Michaelmas term, Hilary term and Trinity term
Joint Fees and Student Support Advisory Group (JFSSAG) EdC, PRAC and Conference of Colleges SharePoint site genieve.boon@admin.ox.ac.uk Thursdays in weeks 2 and 6 in Michaelmas term, Thursdays in weeks 3 and 10 in Hilary term, Thursdays in weeks 2 and 6 in Trinity term
Joint Mental Health Committee EdC and Conference of Colleges SharePoint site katherine.allen@admin.ox.ac.uk Fridays in weeks 1 and 6 of Michaelmas term, Hilary term and Trinity term
Joint Panel on Remission of Fees EdC and PRAC SharePoint site edccomms@admin.ox.ac.uk Wednesdays in week 3 of Michaelmas term, Hilary term and Trinity term
Joint Student Number Planning Committee EdC and PRAC SharePoint site genieve.boon@admin.ox.ac.uk Wednesdays in week 5 of Michaelmas term and Hilary term, Wednesdays in weeks 3 and 7 in Trinity term
Joint Supervisory Committee for Visiting Students EdC and Conference of Colleges SharePoint site bernard.gowers@admin.ox.ac.uk Tuesdays in week 3 in Michaelmas term, Hilary term and Trinity term
         

 

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Tel: 01865 270091