23rd June 2021

MEETING OF SENATE

 Wednesday 23rd June 2021, 2:00 pm

Virtually via Microsoft Teams

 AGENDA

Items marked with * will not be discussed unless specifically requested by members by contacting the Secretary no less than twenty-four hours before the meeting. 

 

1.*      APOLOGIES AND ABSENCES

              Attendance, apologies and absences will be recorded in the minutes.

2.         DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

3.         MINUTES AND ACTIONS

 (a)           Minutes

             To approve the attached minutes of the meetings held on 17th March 2021.

 (b)           Actions List

            Updates are provided on the attached actions list.

 4.         MATTERS ARISING

 5.         DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

5A.      EDUCATION PRINCIPLES BRIEFING

             To receive a presentation on the development of the principles from the Dean of Education.

 6.         REPORTS

 6A.        RESTRICTED BUSINESS 

       

6B.         UPDATE FROM THE STUDENT UNIONS

                                  i.            To receive the attached report from KeeleSU.

                                ii.            To receive the attached report from the KPA.

 

 6C.         KEELE DIGITAL SOCIETY INSTITUTE

To receive the attached paper on the formation of the Keele Digital Society Institute to recommend for approval.

 

6D.         DECOLONISING THE CURRICULUM UPDATE AND NEXT STEPS

To receive the attached update paper for endorsement of ongoing work.

 

6E.          REVISED UNIVERSITY GUIDELINES ON WORKLOAD ALLOCATION MODELS

To receive the attached paper for endorsement.

 

6F.          RESEARCH UPDATES

To receive the attached update report, including amendments to the Code of Practice for Research Degrees for approval and to receive a presentation on current developments within the Institute for Social Inclusion.

               

6G.         EDUCATION UPDATES

To receive the attached update report including items for approval and the following additional paper.

                                  i.            Review of the Degree Algorithm

                                                To consider the attached paper for approval.

 

6H.         SECRETARY’S REPORT

To receive the attached report from the Secretary to Senate including items for approval.

 

7.            EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY CONSIDERATIONS

To consider Equality and Diversity issues or implications arising from items discussed at the meeting.

 

8.            ANY OTHER BUSINESS