Committee information

The Quality Assurance team supports a number of committees, providing both secretarial services, advice and guidance on quality assurance and regulatory matters. Further information, including minutes of meetings, can be found below.

Education Committee

Education Committee Terms of Reference

Chair

Professor Kristyan Spelman Miller, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Committee members Mr Dan Perry, Chief Information Officer for Digital Strategy and University Librarian
Professor Tim Lustig, Dean of Education (Humanities & Social Sciences)
Dr Heidi Fuller, Dean of Education (Medicine & Health Sciences)
Dr Katie Szkornik, Dean of Education (Natural Sciences)
Ms Rachana Dhaka, KPA Vice-President
Mr Jack Medlin, KeeleSU Education Officer
Ms Victoria Macfarlane, Academic Registrar
Ms Dorothea Ross-Simpson, Head of Academic Quality & Student Conduct
Mr Simon Rimmington, Director of the Foundation Year
Ms Catherine Chambers, Head of Digital Education
Dr Lisa Lau, Academic Lead for Decolonising the Curriculum
Mrs Katie Laverty, Director of Student Services and Success (co-opted)
Professor Zoe Robinson, Professor of Sustainability in Higher Education (co-opted)
Secretariat Mr Ed McCauley, Quality Assurance Manager

For more information, including meeting dates, please contact e.mccauley@keele.ac.uk

Education Committee Sub-Committees

FEC Terms of Reference

Chair Dr Heidi Fuller, Dean of Education
Committee members Professor Pauline Walsh, Executive Dean and Pro Vice-Chancellor
Dr Desiree O'Leary, Director of Education, School of Allied Health Professions
Ms Cath Hill, Director of Education, School of Nursing and Midwifery
Ms Kim Sargeant, Director of Education, School of Medicine
Dr Russell Pearson, Director of Education, School of Pharmacy and Bioengineering
Dr Sam Davenward, Foundation Year Centre representatives
Dr Fil Nereo, Director of Education, Keele Institute for Innovation and Teaching Excellence (KIITE)
Mr Jack Medlin, KeeleSU Education Officer for 2021/22
Ms Sarah Hammond, KPA President for 2021/22

For more information, including meeting dates, please contact qa.programmes@keele.ac.uk

FEC Terms of Reference

Chair Professor Tim Lustig, Dean of Education
Committee members

Mr Russell Clark, Head of Language Centre

Dr Lara McMurtry, Director of Education, School of Law 
Dr Mark Featherstone, Interim Director of Education, School of Social, Political and Global Studies
Dr Siobhan Talbott, Director of Education, School of Humanities
Dr Aikaterini Koskina, Director of Education, Keele Business School
Mr Jack Medlin, KeeleSU Education Officer 2021/22
Ms Sarah Hammond, KPA President for 2021/22
Dr Natalie Soleiman, Foundation Year Centre Representative

For more information, including meeting dates, please contact qa.programmes@keele.ac.uk

FEC Terms of Reference

Chair Dr Katie Szkornik, Dean of Education
Committee members Mr Glenn Hussey, Director of Education, School of Life Sciences
Dr Steven Rogers, Director of Education, School of Geography, Geology and the Environment
Dr Mike Edwards, Director of Education, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Dr Nick Garnett, Director of Education, School of Psychology
Dr Danila Prikazchikov, Director of Education, School of Computing and Mathematics
Dr Mike Cathcart, Director of Education, Harper and Keele Veterinary School
Dr Sam Davenward, Director of Education, Foundation Year Centre
Dr Adam Wootton, Director of Education, Foundation Year Centre
Mr Jack Medlin, KeeleSU Education Officer for 2021/22
Ms Sarah Hammond, KPA President for 2021/22

For more information, including meeting dates, please contact qa.programmes@keele.ac.uk

QAS Terms of Reference

Chair Dr Heidi Fuller
Committee members Professor Tim Lustig, Dean of Education, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (Deputy Chair)
Dr Aikaterini Koskina, Keele Business School Director of Education
Mr Glenn Hussey, School of Life Sciences Director of Education
Dr Russell Pearson, School of Pharmacy and Bioengineering Director of Education
Dr Jonathan Parker, School of Social, Political and Global Studies
Dr Gary Moss, School of Pharmacy and Bioengineering
Dr David Watson, School of Life Sciences
Ms Dorothea Ross-Simpson, Head of Academic Quality and Student Conduct
Dr Carol Gray, Director of Professional Development and Welfare, School of Medicine
Mr Scott Dean, Head of Faculty Operations, Faculty of Natural Sciences
Mr Jack Medlin, Education Officer, Students’ Union
Mr Ed McCauley, Quality Assurance Manager (in attendance)

For more information, including meeting dates, please contact qa.programmes@keele.ac.uk

Collaborative Provision and Partnerships Sub-Committee (CAP) Terms of Reference

Chair Professor Tim Lustig, Dean of Education, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences 
Committee members Dorothea Ross-Simpson, Head of Academic Quality and Student Conduct
Professor David Law, Academic Director: Global Partnerships
Adam Hall, Associate Director of Global Student Recruitment, Partnerships and Access
Emma Pearce, Head of Global Opportunities
Vanessa Bryan, International Partnerships Delivery Manager
Professor Dominic Janes, Faculty Internationalisation Director – Humanities & Social Sciences
Professor Alexandra Lamont, Director of the Keele Doctoral Academy
Adam Winterton, Faculty Internationalisation Director – Medicine & Health Sciences
Professor Mike Watkinson, Interim Faculty Internationalisation Director – Natural Sciences
Fay Harris, Deputy Chief Executive Officer KeeleSU
Sarah Lane, Head of Faculty Operations (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences)
Sue Baknak, Head of Faculty Operations (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)
Scott Dean, Head of Faculty Operations (Faculty of Natural Sciences)
Dr Heidi Wang-Kaeding, Programme Director - BFSU
Secretariat David Hazelgrove, Collaborative Provision Officer

For more information, including meeting dates, please contact d.hazelgrove@keele.ac.uk

School level committees

  • School Education Committee (SEC) Terms of Reference can be found here: SEC Terms of Reference 
  • Student Staff Voice Committees (SSVC) are the main forum for students and staff to discuss matters at programme level. Guidance on their remit and membership can be found here: Link to SSVC guidance