Course committee: How to work together to make them better

Dinh Hung Vu


This case study presents an ongoing project run by the Student-Staff Partnership team at Nottingham Trent University aiming to support course committee, NTUs mechanism for student reps and staff to jointly discuss the health and development of the course. An inquiry into course committee practice was carried out, revealing some patterns indicating that course committees do not work as expected. Resources have been developed in order to facilitate more meaningful contribution from all members to the committee meeting. Additionally, one-to-one support was offered to a few course committees, helping move the current practice from a passive approach towards a more partnership-based one.


University governance; Course governance; Course committee

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