VALIDATION- / ACCREDITATION COMMITTEE MAJOR-MINOR (VAC)
The Validation- / Accreditation Committee Major-minor, the controlling body of the Major-minor organisation, is composed of the following members:
- Dr. ir. Thonie van den Boomgaard MBA (Chairperson, faculty of CTW)
- Drs. Liesbeth Christochowitz (secretary)
- Dr. Henk Boer (member, faculty of BMS)
- Ingrid van den Brink (member, student M-CEM)
- Lisa van Dijk (member, student M-ES)
- Maaike Vink (member, student M-PSY)
- Jaap Eijsker (member, student B-CE)
The main task of the Validation- / Accreditation Committee Major-minor is advising the Universitaire Commissie Onderwijs (UCO, formerly known as Central Committee Education) concerning the validation and accreditation of minors. More information on the work of the Validation- / Accreditation Committee Major-minor can be found in the following presentation* (only available in Dutch).
Meetings of the Validation- / Accreditation Committee Major-minor are closed and the minutes are not made public. The advice of the VAC is discussed in the meetings of the UCO. These meetings are open to members of the university community.
The validation of a minor is a formal assessment of the detailed plans for the minor.
Validation takes place:
- before the first execution of the minor
- on the advice of the Validation / Accreditation Committee Major-minor
- by the University Committee on Education (UCO) on the advice of the Validation / Accreditation Committee Major-minor.
The accreditation of a minor is a formal assessment of the execution of that minor.
- is done by the Universitaire Commissie Onderwijs (UCO)
- takes place after two years of actual execution by the Universitaire Commissie Onderwijs (UCO).
- takes into account the advice of the Validation- / Accreditation Committee Major-minor.
The accreditation of a minor is valid for a period of five years
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