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Learning & Teaching Quality Committee

The Learning and Teaching Quality Committee is responsible for monitoring, reporting and advising the Academic Board on quality and standards in against internal and external quality indicators. It also advises the Academic Board on relevant proposed regulations, policies and procedures.

The Learning and Teaching Quality Committee Terms of Reference.

Composition & membership

The Learning and Teaching Quality Committee is composed of:

  • One person elected as chair by and from the Academic Board: Associate Professor Anthony Watt
  • One Principal Officer nominated by the Academic Board and whose responsibilities include learning and teaching support or nominee: Lyn Hannah
  • One Principal Officer nominated by the Academic Board and whose responsibilities include vocational education expertise or nominee: Dianne Semmens
  • One Principal Officer nominated by the Academic Board and whose responsibilities include international and transnational education or nominee: Steve Berridge
  • The University Librarian or nominee (ex-officio): Adrian Gallagher,+61 3 9919 4503 | adrian.gallagher@vu.edu.au
  • One Principal Officer nominated by the Academic Board and whose responsibilities include information technology services and learning spaces or nominee: Zoran Sugarevski
  • One person nominated by the Academic Board and whose responsibilities include planning and quality assurance or nominee: Ann Hogan
  • One person with leadership responsibilities for teaching and learning, from each College, nominated by the College Dean or equivalent:
  • Chair of the Courses Committee: Associate Professor Tom Clark
  • Up to three members elected by and from the Academic Board:
    • Deborah Tyler
    • Dr Sharna Spittle
    • Michael Zaar.
  • Three students appointed by the Academic Board, one student from Vocational Education and Training (VET), one Higher Education undergraduate student and one Postgraduate coursework student:
    • Naw Sar Khee Lar John (VET)
    • Catherine Abourizk (HE)
    • Meenakshi Phogat (PG).
  • Co-opted Members
  • Academic Director, VU Online: Professor Chris Walsh.