Childcare Steering GroupThe University's Childcare Steering Group meets termly and is chaired by Dr Stephen Goss, PVC for Personnel and Equality. The steering group aims to support the development work of childcare provision on behalf of the collegiate university. Information regarding the group's membership, terms of reference, agendas and minutes are detailed below.
|Chair / member of the Personnel Committee||Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Personnel
|Dr Stephen Goss|
|Member / representative of the Education
|Pro-Vice- Chancelllor (Education)
or his/her nominee
|Mr Keith Zimmerman
|A member of the Personnel Committee||Academic||Professor Linda McCowell
|EDU Representative||Ex officio||Sara Smith|
|Head of Childcare Services (Secretary)||Ex officio||Louise Edwards|
|A member of Personnel Services||Sector Personnel Officer||Helen Smith|
|Student representative||VP Women, OUSU||Suzanne Holsomback
|Divisional representative||Academic (from a division not
represented by the PC nominees)
|Professor Pedro Ferreira
|Nominee of Conference of Colleges||Academic||Dr Chris Ballinger
(Academic Dean, Exeter)
|Parent & Nursery Association Chair|| PNA Chair at Jack Straws Lane Nursery
(Fellow of St Hilda's)
|A member of the support staff nominated by
the Personnel Committee
|Support Staff||Anne Pearsall|
|OUP representative||HR Information Manager||Mrs Emma Harte|
Terms of reference
- To support the strategic development of childcare provision in the University within the framework of the Childcare 5-year development plan.
- To receive and approve the annual childcare report, for onward transmission to the Personnel Committee.
- To receive year end and new year financial budgets (these are subject to the UAS planning and budgeting process, based on 5-year development plans, and must be approved by BSC and PRAC).
- To consider and recommend any changes in university childcare policy.
Agendas and Minutes of Meetings Held September 2011 - August 2012
Please click on the following links to view the required documents:
ChSG Agenda 22 November 2011 (56kb)
ChSG Minutes November 2011 (47kb)
ChSG Agenda 8 March 2012 (56kb)
ChSG Minutes March 2012 (48kb)
ChSG Agenda June 2012 (55kb)
ChSG Minutes June 2012 (49kb)
Agendas and Minutes of Meetings Held September 2012 - August 2013
Please click the following links to view the required documents:
ChSG Agenda 29 October 2012 (55kb)
ChSG Minutes 29 October 2012 (50kb)