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 as at MT 2022 will be as follows

  Name Conditions of appointment Until
[1] Professor Martin Williams, New College The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education), who shall chair the committee ex officio
[2] Professor Jane Mellor, Queen's The Senior Proctor ex officio
[3] Dr Linda Flores, Harris Manchester The Junior Proctor ex officio
[4] Dr Richard Earl, Worcester The Assessor ex officio
[5]

Professor Patricia Daley, Jesus

One of two persons appointed by Council from among the members of Council MT 2023
[6] Professor Proochista Ariana, Mansfield As above MT 2025
[7] Professor David Gavaghan, New College Two persons appointed by Council from the divisions to ensure appropriate disciplinary balance (one normally to be a Director of Graduate Studies) MT 2025
[8] Professor David Mills, Kellogg As above HT 2023
[9] Mr Tom Fletcher CMG, Principal of Hertford The Chair or Vice-Chair of the Conference of Colleges ex officio
[10] Dr Mark Wormald The Chair of the Senior Tutors' Committee of the Conference of Colleges ex officio
[11] Dr Chris Ballinger, Exeter The Chair of the Graduate Committee of the Conference of Colleges ex officio
[12] Professor Helen Moore, Principal of Corpus Christi The Chair of the Admissions Committee of the Conference of Colleges ex officio
[13] Professor Martin Williams, New College The Chair of of the Taught Degrees Panel ex officio
[14] The Revd Professor Robert Gilbert, Magdalen The Chair of the Research Degrees Panel ex officio
[15] Dr Kate Blackmon, Merton The Chair of the Quality Assurance Subcommittee ex officio
[16] Vacancy The Chair of the Student Wellbeing Subcommittee ex officio
[17] Dr Benjamin Thompson, Somerville The Chair of the Education Committee (or equivalent) of the division of Humanities ex officio
[18] Professor Michael Bonsall The Chair of the Education Committee (or equivalent) of the division of Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences ex officio
[19] Professor David Vaux, Lincoln The Chair of the Education Committee (or equivalent) of the division of Medical Sciences ex officio
[20] Dr Susan James Relly, Green Templeton The Chair of the Education Committee (or equivalent) of the division of Social Sciences ex officio
[21] Professor Matthew Weait, Harris Manchester 

A representative of the Department for Continuing Education

MT 2023
[22] Ms Jade Calder The Vice-President (Access and Academic Affairs) of Oxford University Student Union ex officio
[23] Ms Shreya Dua The Vice-President (Graduates) of Oxford University Student Union ex officio
Co-opted (the committee may co-opt up to three additional members, one of whom may be an external member)
       
Secretary: Director of Education Policy Support (Ms Gillian Hamnett)

Meeting dates for 2022-23

Date Time
Thursday, 20 October 2022 10:00-13:00
Thursday, 10 November 2022 10:00-13:00
Thursday, 1 December 2022 10:00-13:00
Thursday, 26 January 2023 10:00-13:00
Thursday, 16 February 2023 10:00-13:00
Thursday, 9 March 2023 10:00-13:00
Thursday, 4 May 2023 10:00-13:00
Thursday, 25 May 2023 10:00-13:00
Thursday, 15 June 2023 10:00-13:00

 

Regulations


For the regulations of the Education Committee, please click here:

Regulations

Contact us


Gillian Hamnett

Student Welfare and Support Services

gillian.hamnett@admin.ox.ac.uk