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5 May 2020

Agenda for the Education Committee meeting of 5 May 2020 below. Unclassified papers for this meeting can be downloaded as one PDF bundle from the ‘Related documents’ box, at the bottom of the page.

Agenda item Paper title Category
1 Welcome and Apologies for absence Oral report
2 Declarations of interest Oral report
3 Minutes of meeting held on 11 February 2020 Paper attached
4 Matters arising Oral report
5 Education Department update Oral report


a.      Change to CPD requirement for 2020 due to Covid 19 Pandemic

b.      CPD Audit

c.      Update from referral group: non-compliance procedure

Paper attached

Graduate outcomes

a.     Day 1 Competences Update

b.     VetGDP Update

        i. EPA task & finish group

        ii. Prioritisation / timeline review in light of COVID-19

Paper attached

Accreditation Review

a.     Minutes from the meeting

b.     Proposed overarching principles for new accreditation process

c.     Literature Review

Paper attached

Statutory Membership Examination

a.    SME Guidance – Addendum and new proposals

b.    Temporary refund policy due to Covid 19 pandemic

Paper attached

Primary Qualifications Sub-Committee (PQSC)

a.    Reports of sub-committee meeting held on 17th March 2020 and 21st April 2020

b.    Temporary changes to Education Policy agreed by RCVS COVID-19 Taskforce (to note)

                                    i.          EMS / Assessment (March & April 2020)

                                    ii.          Accreditation (April 20)

c.     Amended assessment plans submitted by schools to date

Paper attached
11 Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice Paper attached

Advanced Practitioner

a.     List of new approved and re listed advanced practitioners

b.     List of re-listed Advanced Practitioners

c.     Providing evidence of professional key skills for Advanced Practitioner status re-applications

Paper attached
13 Qualifications approved for inclusion on the Registers Paper attached
14 Nottingham MOOC Oral report
15 Brexit Taskforce Update Paper attached
16 Risk register Paper attached
17 Date of next meeting - 15 September 2020 Paper attached