Tasks for council and committee in the quality assurance of education programme
NTNU's education and research councils and committees are active participants in the university’s quality assurance education programme. Here are descriptions of their roles. Are you looking for something else? Summary page on the quality assurance of education. Pages marked with education quality.
The Learning Environment Committee (LMU) #
The Learning Environment Committee (LMU) is an advisory body for NTNU’s Board and management. In cooperation with management, LMU is to help the university to develop a favourable study environment, improved student welfare and a sound working environment for the students.
LMU reports to the Board in the form of an annual report on the institution’s work concerning the learning environment, with recommendations to Rector regarding measures and follow up. The report is also considered by Rector during the quality reporting process.
FUS and FUL #
The Executive Committee for Engineering Education (FUS) and the Executive Committee for Teacher Education (FUL) report to Rector. FUS and FUL are to ensure that there is inter-faculty coordination of the engineering studies and integrated five-year master's programmes in teacher education and to develop common quality requirements for the programmes.
In accordance with their mandates, these committees must ensure that quality improvement is being followed up and they must each prepare an annual report with emphasis on quality improvement initiatives. The reports are considered by Rector during the quality reporting process.
The University Research Committee (FU) #
The Research Committee (FU) is a strategic advisory body to Rector and will include developing research training and ensures that research ethics are adhered to.
The University Education Committee (UU) #
The Education Committee (UU) is an advisory body for Rector concerning education, and is to advise Rector about quality assurance of educational and the annual quality assurance report.
See also #
More information on the mandates, composition, meeting schedules, papers and reports related to NTNU’s councils and committees:
- Quality assurance of education (summary page)
- Kvalitetsmeldinger (Norwegian)
- Styret og ledelsens oppgaver i kvalitetssikring av utdanning (Only in Norwegian)
- Course evaluation - for course coordinators
- Programme of study evaluations - for the head of the programme