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• Only offer courses/programmes that are justified by student numbers

• Change the location/venue of programme offering and/or cancel
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ACADEMIC BOARD

1 Duties and Responsibilities of the Academic Board

 
The Academic Board of the College is responsible for developing new policies, introduce new programmes, etc. after analysing reports regarding

 • statistics and trends per Campus/Unit (academic performance and final enrolment figures all programmes) monitoring of teaching and learning    (reports on class visits, monitoring of portfolios (lecturers and students), conditions of venues (classrooms, workshops/kitchens, simulation    rooms), methodology, lesson delivery and classroom management

 • implementation of policies (assessments: number of assessments completed and quality/standard of assessments)

 • attendance of lecturers and students

 • academic support with specific reference to utilisation and impact of academic support programmes

 • approval of new learning programmes (requests, recommendations for new programmes, phasing out of programmes and research for final    recommendations to approve new occupational programmes

 • accreditation status of programmes

 • student matters (Code of Conduct, revision and updates on Code of Conduct, SRC matters, induction progress and financial aid status [provide    statistics on bursaries])

 • quality assurance (academic monitoring, quality promotion mechanisms and Quality Management System and/or audit reports)


The Academic Board is accountable to the Council for

 • the academic functions of the college and the promotion of the participation of women and the disabled in the learning programmes

 • establishing internal academic monitoring and quality promotion mechanisms;

 • ensuring that the requirements of accreditation to provide learning against standards and qualifications registered on the National Qualifications     Framework are met; and

 • performing such other functions as may be delegated or assigned to it by the Council

Subject to the approval of the Council and to any applicable policy, the Academic Board determines the learning programmes that are offered at the College.


The Academic Board submits to the Council -

 • such reports upon its work as may be required by the Council

 • recommendations on matters referred to it by the Council; and

 • recommendations on any other matter affecting the College that the Academic Board considers useful


2 Termination of membership of Academic Board


Members of the Academic Board must participate in the deliberations of the    Academic Board in the best interest of the College.  Failure to act in the best interest of the College or behaviour that brings the College into disrepute may   result in the removal of a member from the Academic Board by the Council following due process.

 

3 Term of office of members of Academic Board


Members appointed in terms of Section 11 (3), (4) and (5) of the CET Act No 16   of 2006 may hold office for as long as they are employed by the college in that   capacity.

The term of office for student members automatically lapses when a student   ceases to be a registered student or a member of the SRC.