Working in partnership is central to the academic mission of Canterbury Christ Church University. Collaborative provision is a type of partnership in which learning opportunities leading or contributing to the award of academic credit or a qualification that are delivered, assessed or supported through an arrangement with one or more organisations other than the degree-awarding body' (Chapter B10, Managing Higher Education with Other, The UK Quality Code for Higher Education).
Such programmes require start-up and monitoring procedures additional to those for programmes delivered exclusively by the University.
The Collaborative Provision procedures of the University are set out in Section 10 of the CCCU Quality Manual. The Quality Manual details all the central policies and processes which the University follows in designing and managing its programmes. It should be read alongside the the UK Quality Code of Higher Education Chapter B10: Managing Higher Education Provision with others.
The following forms and templates are used in the creation and monitoring of Collaborative Provision agreements. Further details on each can be found in the Quality Manual.
Templates for the creation of a new agreement:
For the annual monitoring of collaborative partnerships:
Additional papers offer further specific guidance:
A simple spreadsheet of institutions with which the University operates collaborate provision agreements:
QSO creates a termly newsletter to update colleagues in various developments in the University's policies and procedures for managing academic quality and standards.