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 2021 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] Ms Lucinda Rumsey, Mansfield The Senior Proctor ex officio
[3] Dr David Johnson, St Antony's The Junior Proctor ex officio
[4] Dr Bettina Lange, Wolfson The Assessor ex officio
[5]

Professor Diego Sánchez-Ancochea, St Antony’s

One of two persons appointed by Council from among the members of Council MT 2023
[6] Professor Kia Nobre, St Catherine's As above MT 2022
[7] Professor Gail Preston, Linacre Two persons appointed by Council from the divisions to ensure appropriate disciplinary balance (one normally to be a Director of Graduate Studies) MT 2022
[8] Professor David Mills, Kellogg As above HT 2023
[9] Mr John Bowers QC, Principal of Brasenose 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] Ms Helen King, Principal of St Anne's 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] Dr Paul Martin, Wadham 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 Jonathan Michie, Kellogg

A representative of the Department for Continuing Education

MT 2023
[22] Ms Safa Sadozai The Vice-President (Access and Academic Affairs) of Oxford University Student Union ex officio
[23] Ms Devika Devika 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)
  Professor Proochista Ariana   MT 2023
Secretary: Director of Education Policy Support (Ms Gillian Hamnett)

Meeting dates for 2021-22

Date Time
Thursday, 21 October 2021 9:00-12:30
Thursday, 27 January 2022 9:00-12:30
Thursday, 5 May 2022 09:00-12:30

 

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