The BCIT Education Council (EdCo) focuses on academic matters, including:
- setting policies, criteria and procedures for awards, academic standing, appeals, and examinations
- defining curriculum content for courses
- advising the Board of Governors on developing educational policies, programs or priorities.
The Council consists of 20 members, all elected for terms of one or two years.
Sub-groups & committees
The Council established the following committees (Council sub-groups) to fulfill its legislated mandate:
- Programming Committee:
Reviews all proposals for new programs and major changes, and makes recommendations to Education Council
- Policy Committee:
Reviews all new and revised educational policies and associated procedures, and makes recommendations to EdCo
- Executive Committee:
Coordinates activities for all EdCo activities
- Education Technology and Learning Design Committee:
Provides strategic guidance and recommendations regarding the implementation and use of educational technology
The Education Council operates according to a series of established by-laws, procedures and standing committees [PDF].
Meeting schedule & minutes
Meetings are held in SE40, Royal Oak Boardroom on the Burnaby campus from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.