Learning Teaching & Research Committee

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The Learning, Teaching and Research Committee has overall responsibility for monitoring the direction and performance of learning, teaching and research at UHI Shetland.

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Dates of Meetings

Academic Year 2022-2023:

  • 21st September 2022
  • 16th November 2022
  • 15th February 2023
  • 7th June 2023

Papers from past meetings.

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Committee Terms of Reference

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Constitution

Constitution

The UHI Shetland Board of Management has established a committee known as the Learning, Teaching & Research Committee. The quorum for all meetings of the committee shall be three members who are entitled to vote, including at least one who is neither a member of staff nor a student member.

The Committee may be attended, at the invitation of the Chair by members of the College's academic and support staff or by external advisers. The purpose of such an invitation will be to provide specialist information and advice to assist the Committee in its deliberations. Individuals attending on this basis may not vote on any decision made by the Committee.

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Membership

Membership

Not less than five Board Members, including the Principal, the Teaching Staff Director and the Student Representatives.

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Frequency of Meetings

Frequency of Meetings

The Committee shall meet no less than four times each year.

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Remit

Remit

The Committee has overall responsibility for monitoring the direction and performance of learning, teaching and research at the College.

The Learning, Teaching and Research Committee shall:

  1. Oversee the development and implementation of the various strategies aligned to the committee and monitor their performance against targets.
  2. Recognise trends in education and research and recommend specific initiatives in the College.
  3. Monitor student recruitment, retention and achievement and any actions identified.
  4. Monitor the progress of the annual Student Partnership agreement.
  5. Monitor data relating to the student experience and performance at the College.
  6. Ensure that the college continues to maintain and improve the quality of its provision.
  7. Monitor the College’s preparedness for the ongoing, external scrutiny of its provision.
  8. Monitor the development of the College’s International links.
  9. Monitor the Curriculum to ensure that the College meets the needs of students, stakeholders and the local community.
  10. Receive and consider information on research activity in the college including funding, curriculum support, student journey, professional development and stakeholder engagement.
  11. Review the results of the external verification visits carried out throughout the year.
  12. Monitor the level and type of complaints received.
  13. Receive regular reports from HISA and monitor the college response to student concerns.
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References

References

Transition Board Meeting Paper TB2020-17 - Committee Terms of Reference and Attachment (pdfs). (21 Oct 2020).