Learning and Teaching Committee Remit

To advise the Education Policy & Strategy Committee on strategic and related resource matters concerning the University’s learning and teaching activities.

To ensure the University benefits from sector-leading learning and teaching through:

  • the provision of expertise in learning, teaching and assessment and development of scholarship;
  • recommending and facilitating the implementation of innovation that enhances the student experience through excellent undergraduate and taught postgraduate taught provision that:
    • is attractive and retains students with talent and potential regardless of background;
    • promotes employability; and
    • is effective, sustainable and efficient
  • actively monitoring related sector and technological developments;
  • developing the Learning & Teaching Strategy and related strategies (including those for the National Student Survey and Virtual Learning Environment);
  • working with Colleges in developing and delivering Learning & Teaching plans that are mutually aligned with the University Learning & Teaching Strategy;
  • delivery of key elements of the Learning & Teaching Strategy;
  • development and delivery of the University's Learning & Teaching Strategy Action Plan;
  • oversight of the University’s professional development programmes and the development of policy and provision for the development of staff expertise in learning, teaching, and assessment;
  • administering the Learning & Teaching Development Fund;
  • establishing working groups to deliver specific aspects of its remit;
  • ensuring appropriate alignment with the World Changing Glasgow Transformation Programme;
  • ensuring appropriate alignment with University strategies for the promotion of the co-curricular aspects of the student experience.


  • Vice-Principal Learning & Teaching (Convener)
  • Assistant Vice-Principal (Digital Education)
  • The Deans for Learning & Teaching
  • Three representatives from each College covering both undergraduate and taught postgraduate provision (appointed on an annual basis to facilitate the propagation of expertise)
  • Director of the Learning Enhancement & Academic Development Service
  • Director of Short Courses
  • Representative from Information Services
  • Representative from Careers
  • Academic Lead, WCG Transformation Programme
  • Students' Representative Council Vice-President (Education) and four College representatives
  • The Conveners of Committee working groups if not already members

Note: Members are individually and collectively responsible for the fulfilling of the Committee's remit on behalf of the University and are not appointed as delegates for their College or School.

Support: Senior Academic Policy Manager (Academic Policy & Governance)