Committees

The ELC currently has the following committees:

Departmental Performance Assessment Committee (DPAC)

The DPAC Committee is responsible for:

  • Evaluating the performance of faculty, academic and teaching staff according to their contributions and accomplishments in the three major areas of (a) education, (b) research (where applicable for academic and teaching staff), and (c) professional activities, services and other considerations, based on the approved assessment criteria and standards established against these major areas of assessment for faculty/staff in the department.
  • Making recommendations on the pay review for faculty, academic and teaching staff and services staff in the department in accordance with their assessed level of performance.
  • Reviewing the assessment criteria and standards for faculty, academic and teaching staff in the department, where necessary.

The Departmental Performance Assessment Committee consists of:

  • The ELC Head (Chair)
  • 1 elected teaching staff member
  • 1 non-ELC faculty staff member nominated by the ELC Line Manager

Staffing Committee

The Staffing Committee is responsible for staff selection and appointment and the coordination of performance management systems within the department. It meets to screen, interview and select candidates for appointment and to discuss contract renewals.

The Staffing Committee consists of:

  • The ELC Head (Chair)
  • 1 teaching staff member appointed by the ELC Head
  • 2 elected teaching staff members
  • 1 non-ELC faculty staff member nominated by the ELC Line Manager

ELC Staff-Student Consultative Committee

  1. The ELC Staff-Student Consultative Committee is responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of educational quality to ensure the attainment of Centre aims and objectives, including
    1. The systematic monitoring and evaluation of courses and services;
    2. the development of courses and modifications to them;
    3. the consideration of student feedback.
  2. To provide a structured forum for staff and student representatives to give feedback and views on the design, learning and teaching methods of courses and services.

The ELC Staff-student Consultative Committee consists of:

  • The ELC Head (chair);
  • At least 3 teaching staff members appointed by the ELC Head
  • 2 elected teaching staff members
  • 1 staff member appointed by and from each College/School Board and from the Division of Building Science & Technology (BST)
  • 1 student representative who is required to take an ELC course, appointed by and from each College/School Board and from BST
  • 1 student representative who is not required to take an ELC course, appointed by and from each College/School Board and from BST
  • 1 student nominated by the Students’ Union

Teachers’ Committee

The Teachers' Committee represents ELC full-time and part-time teachers' views related to terms and conditions of service, duties, responsibilities and other releveant matters. It disseminates these views as necessary and organizes elections for the other ELC committees.

The Teachers’ Committee consists of 1 elected teaching staff member

Social Events Committee

The Social Events Committee organizes the staff Christmas party, farewell events for staff who are leaving and other social functions.

The Social Committee consists of 1 elected teaching staff member