TermDefinition
Academic approvalAcademic consideration and approval of taught courses through the University's course development and approval process
Academic liaisonAn academic subject specialist assigned to oversee a course delivered through a Validation Service collaboration
Approval periodThe period for which a partner or course is approved.  Normally three years for collaborative arrangements
Business evaluationThe assessment of proposals for new courses/collaborations for their market, financial or consumer rights impact
Collaborations and Partnerships Sub-Committee (CPSC)The University committee responsible for oversight of the quality of collaborations and partnerships on behalf of the Academic Standards and Quality Committee
Course co-ordinatorAn academic subject specialist assigned to oversee a School-based collaboration
External examinerAn independent external subject specialist appointed to monitor the academic standards of a course
External Examiner Appointments Panel (EEAP)The University committee responsible for the appointment of external examiners
Financial scheduleA financial contract signed by all parties involved in a collaborative arrangement
Institutional agreementA legal contract signed by all parties involved in a collaborative arrangement
Teach-outThe term applied to a collaboration or collaborative course that is ending
Teach-out periodThe period from when a course/collaboration goes into teach-out, and when teach-out ends
Validated CentreAn institution approved to deliver courses which are awarded by the University
Validation Service Sub-Committee (VSSC)The University committee responsible for oversight of the quality of validation service provision on behalf of the Academic Standards and Quality Committee