Planning Council for Open Learning
The Planning Council for Open Learning (PCOL) has a legislated set of responsibilities for directing the affairs of the Open Learning Division of the institution and setting policies in accordance with the Thompson Rivers University Act.
The Planning Council for Open Learning has the power to set the admission requirements for courses and programs, and residency requirements for awarding credentials, offered through the Open Learning Division.
The Planning Council for Open Learning may advise or make recommendations to the board on the following:
- Matters concerning the educational mandate of the Open Learning Division.
- The establishment, revision or discontinuance of courses and programs in the Open Learning Division.
- Strategic direction for the Open Learning Division, including its role as a system partner in the ongoing development and expansion of distance and online learning in British Columbia.
- Other matters at the request of the board.
The Planning Council for Open Learning must report any resolutions it makes to the university council.
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