Part 5 193 APPENDICES To consider Programme Quality Analysis Reports (PQARs) from programme teams including proposed recommendations for submission to the Discipline Quality Assurance Committee (DQAC). To formulate the programme plan, staff plan and staff development plan for new/existing programmes / modules which fall into the Programme Board’s ambit, based on the discipline-level programme plan. To advise on the provision of learning and teaching resources required for the delivery of the programmes / modules concerned. To seek advice from the DAC / Discipline Advisory Board / Training Boards / General Committees on programme / module planning, curriculum development and quality assurance of the programmes / modules under its purview. To liaise and collaborate with other Programme / Module Boards within the same discipline or in other disciplines / OUs on matters related to the curriculum design and development, delivery, quality and development of programmes / modules and the assessment / progression of students. To maintain regular and effective contact with external bodies in the promotion, evaluation and development of programmes / modules, including professional accreditation. To report the Board’s activities to the DAC. Composition The membership of the Board, as approved by the Discipline Academic Committee, should be flexibly constituted to reflect specific needs, within the outline detailed below: Chairperson A HoD/PL1 or equivalent appointed by the Academic Director Deputy Chairperson An ex-officio member elected among Programme Leaders Ex-officio Members All relevant Programme Leaders Programme Leader(s) of the relevant DVB Programme 1 For the Childcare, Elderly and Community Services Discipline, relevant DED’s approval has been sought to appoint an SL as the Chairperson.