Curriculum Development and Evaluation Committee of the Faculty of Health-Care Sciences

About

The Curriculum Development and Evaluation Committee (CDEC) is a standing committee of the Faculty Board of the Faculty of Health-Care Sciences (FHCS), constituted under Section 48(3) (iv) of the universities Act No.16 of 1978, as amended subsequently. Members and Chairman are appointed by the Faculty Board.

Objective 

The CDEC is established to review the curricula of all study programs of the FHCS and deliberate important issues relevant to all undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma and other certificate courses; curricula changes and restructuring; development of new study programs, accreditation, quality assurance and course assessment; and recommend amendments/ revisions of curricula for approval of the Senate.  

Duties and Responsibilities of the Committee

Duties and Responsibilities of the Committee shall be to:

  • Review existing Curricula of al study programs and departmental course requirements periodically

  • Review and recommend any proposed changes to existing curricula

  • Study and make recommendations to the Faculty Board with regards to curricula of new courses

  • Ensure that all curricula, where applicable are in line with Sri Lanka Qualifications Framework requirements or other accreditations boards 

  • Prepare and revise role descriptions and activity expectations of the CDEC

  • Monitor the overall assessment process of course and learning outcomes

  • Monitor and report back on student performance (grades) in every semester.

  • Periodically review and recommend to the Faculty board any revisions necessary to the prospectuses of the programs conducted by the faculty

  • Periodically review and recommend to the Faculty board any revisions necessary to the Students Handbook

  • Periodically review and recommend to the Faculty board any revisions necessary to the by-laws of the programs conducted by the faculty


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