Terms of Reference

The FASS Education Committee will:

  • Develop alignment of educational strategies and practices at School and Departmental level with University, Education Innovation portfolio and the DVC (Education) priorities.
  • Lead development and innovation strategies to improve learning and teaching pedagogies across the Faculty through promotion of staff participation in communities of practice.
  • Enhance effective design of teaching practices through recognition and award of teaching excellence
  • Monitor and respond to educational performance indicators with reference to learning analytics (eg TEQSA and SII)
  • Advocate via relevant University Executive committees for the development of University policy to enhance teaching strategies
  • Lead development of Education compacts and report annually to Faculty Leadership Group and University Executive on progress against agreed targets
  • Provide expert input into Faculty and Unviersity Education focused projects (e.g. Graduate Qualities, curriculum mapping.)
  • Develop sustainable protocols to inform faculty wide approach to to curriculum review and program development to ensure quality assurance
  • Make recommendations to Faculty Leadership Group and other appropriate University bodies for reform improvement in consultation with the Undergraduate Programs Committee and Postgraduate Coursework Programs Committee.
  • Give strategic direction to working parties and sub-committees to support Learning and Teaching priorities and respond proactively to emerging issues (e.g. Education Innovation Group)
  • Implement strategic initiatives to support the University's commitment to support equitable practices (e.g. diversity and social inclusion)