Curriculum and Course Planning Committee

The University Executive (UE) Curriculum and Course Planning Committee will support the University to achieve its strategic aims by embedding research-enriched and community-engaged teaching and learning in a renewed curriculum; in furthering its social inclusion agenda; in recommending student load targets, and in overseeing the development and refinement of new and existing degree programs.


Terms of Reference
Composition and membership
Meeting dates and submission deadlines
Committee contact
Meeting papers

Terms of Reference

The purpose of UE Committees is to:

  1. Contribute to the ongoing development and implementation of University strategy;
  2. Review operational matters and consider business-as-usual matters;
  3. Consider planning and prioritisation proposals within the portfolio;
  4. Monitor performance against domain KPIs; and
  5. Be a conduit for institutional discussion and faculty discussions in the domain.

The UE Curriculum and Course Planning Committee will:

  1. Oversee the University’s curriculum reform agenda.
  2. Conduct an annual review of the student load and mix to ensure educational and financial sustainability, including proposing to UE University targets for recruitment and retention of low SES, Indigenous and rural and remote students.
  3. Monitor and report to UE on progress towards achieving the University’s commitment to attracting and supporting promising students from a diversity of social and cultural backgrounds.
  4. Provide expert input into the Work Slate projects on curriculum development, degree levels and pathways, and assessment.
  5. Support curriculum renewal and best practice throughout the University.
  6. Review degree programs and make recommendations to UE for appropriate reform and improvement.
  7. Collaborate with the Academic Board in the development of a cycle of regular faculty curriculum reviews.
  8. Assess the strategic fit, business case and appropriateness of all new degree proposals and make recommendations to UE as to whether these proposals should be sent to the Academic Board for approval.
  9. Oversee, monitor and approve all student fees for degree programs.

Relationship with University Executive:

  1. The UE Curriculum and Course Planning Committee will refer matters to the University Executive only if the matters have an impact on the responsibility of the other UE Committees, or the Chair considers the decision is of strategic importance; and
  2. The UE Curriculum and Course Planning Committee will report to the University Executive after each meeting.

Committee members have the responsibility to:

  1. Harness energy and lead activity within this portfolio domain; within Faculties and within University Schools;
  2. Contribute the perspectives of their Faculties and University schools to the Committee;
  3. Feed back to other UE Committees of which they are members, the decisions and discussion of the Committee; and
  4. Feed back to Faculties and University Schools the decisions and discussions of the Committee.


The Committee's full terms of reference can be downloaded as a PDF.


Composition and membership

Position

Member

Members 

Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Professor Stephen Garton (Co-Chair)

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Professor Philippa Pattison (Co-Chair)

Chair, Academic Board

Associate Professor Anthony Masters

Chief Financial Officer

Eric Chan

Director, Financial Planning & Analysis (nominee)

Deputy Registrar (or nominee)

Edwina Grose

Head of Academic Model & Student Progression, Student Administration Services (nominee)

Director, Educational Innovation (or nominee)

Professor Adam Bridgeman

Executive Director, Global Student Recruitment & Mobility

Angela Watkins

Director, Institutional Analytics and Planning

Kubra Chambers

One nominee (Academic staff) from leadership teams of each Faculty and University school*

Associate Professor Alyson Simpson

Associate Dean, Education, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Professor Rae Cooper

The University of Sydney Business School

Professor Pauline Ross

Faculty of Science

Professor Sue McAllister

Deputy Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences

Associate Professor Marjorie Valix

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies

Professor Jane Bleasel

The University of Sydney Medical School

Associate Professor Tim Chen

Faculty of Pharmacy

Dr Jennifer Green

Sydney Nursing School

Dr Delyse Leadbeatter

Faculty of Dentistry

Associate Professor Jeanell Carrigan

Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Professor Cameron Stewart

Associate Dean, Postgraduate Coursework, The University of Sydney Law School

Dr Adrienne Keane

Associate Dean Education, The University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Attendees 

General Counsel or nominee

Richard Fisher

Any others as determined by the Chair when necessary

 

*Until the implementation date of the new Faculty of Medicine and Health, wherever a Committee Terms of Reference refers to 6 Faculty Deans, Associate Deans, or Faculty General Managers, it shall be taken to mean those positions in: FASS, Business, Engineering and IT, Science, Health Sciences, Sydney Medical School, Sydney Nursing School, Pharmacy, and Dentistry.


2019 Meeting dates and submission timelines


Please note the two different deadlines for agenda items for the CCPC:

  • IAP Proposal Deadline refers to the deadline for receipt of Expressions of Interest (EOIs) and full proposals by Institutional Analytics and Planning (IAP).
  • CCPC Agenda Deadline refers to the deadline for all other agenda items, to be sent directly to the UE CCPC Committee Officer.
IAP Proposal Deadline CCPC Agenda Deadline Meeting Date Time Location
29 January 2019 08 February 2019 18 February 2019 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm F23 Level 5 Function Room
05 March 2019 15 March 2019 25 March 2019 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm F23 Level 5 Function Room
09 April 2019 19 April 2019 29 April 2019 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm F23 Level 5 Function Room
30 April 2019 10 May 2019 20 May 2019 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm F23 Level 5 Function Room
04 June 2019 14 June 2019 24 June 2019 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm F23 Level 5 Function Room
02 July 2019 12 July 2019 22 July 2019 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm F23 Level 5 Function Room
06 August 2019 16 August 2019 26 August 2019 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm F23 Level 5 Function Room
03 September 2019 13 September 2019 23 September 2019 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm F23 Level 5 Function Room
01 October 2019 11 October 2019 21 October 2019 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm F23 Level 5 Function Room
29 October 2019 08 November 2019 18 November 2019 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm F23 Level 5 Function Room

2018 Meeting dates and submission timelines


A more comprehensive list of key dates for submission of expressions of interest and course proposals can be found on the Institutional Analytics and Planning website.

IAP Proposal Deadline CCPC Agenda Deadline Meeting Date Time Location
31 January 2018 9 February 2018 19 February 2018 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm Western Tower Boardroom
7 March 2018 16 March 2018 26 March 2018 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm Western Tower Boardroom
4 April 2018 13 April 2018 23 April 2018 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm Western Tower Boardroom
2 May 2018 11 May 2018 21 May 2018 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm Western Tower Boardroom
6 June 2018 15 June 2018 25 June 2018 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm Western Tower Boardroom
4 July 2018 13 July 2018 23 July 2018 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm Western Tower Boardroom
8 August 2018 17 August 2018 27 August 2018 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm Western Tower Boardroom
5 September 2018 14 September 2018 24 September 2018 10.00 am - 11.30 am F23 Level 5 Function Room
3 October 2018 12 October 2018 22 October 2018 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm F23 Level 5 Function Room
31 October 2018 9 November 2018 19 November 2018 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm F23 Level 5 Function Room

Committee contact

Committee Officer
Dr Glenys Eddy
T +61 2 9351 8556
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Meeting papers

Meeting papers are available on the secure UE CCPC SharePoint site.