governance & staff

The Academy is governed is such a way that transparency, fairness and integrity are ensured.
Please take a look at our very clear chart here.

Academy Executive Board

The Academy Executive Board is essentially the leading body consisting of the Administrative Committee and the Academy Council. Of the two, the Academy Council has a purely assessing and safeguarding role of the teaching, learning and assessment quality standards.

Administrative Committee

The Administrative Committee is responsible for providing active leadership to the Academy in promoting excellence in teaching and enhancing and assuring the quality of teaching and learning. It also has to establish a platform of trust and respect between the CE Int’l Academy and its students. It is responsible for the following:

  • Providing the Academy with analysis and advice on pedagogical issues including teaching, curriculum design, assessment and evaluation.

  • Liaising with and providing advice to the Head of Academy around issues related to teaching and learning.

  • Identifying and coordinating staff development needs to enhance the quality of teaching, learning and assessment, academic guidance and learner support.

  • Appointment of academic staff.

  • Advising the Head of Academy where appropriate on resources required for teaching and learning, including the Academy’s teaching and learning budget and allocation of teaching loads.

  • Ensuring effective communication between academic and administrative staff in the area of teaching and learning.

  • Management and delivery of student-focused support and administrative services that relate to all aspects of learners’ engagement with their studies, ranging from prospective learner enquiries, through to graduation.

  • Providing administrative support for teaching and learning activities through a range of services that support academic decision-making processes, information provision and dissemination.

  • Making the Learner Support Framework known to all learners and staff and encourage them to make use of it.

Head of Academy

The Head of the Academy is also the Director of Studies and is generally responsible for the teaching & educational development of the Academy. In particular, she is responsible for:

  • Overseeing the preparation of Teaching and Learning related documentation for quality assurance or review purposes.

  • Seeking information, input and advice beyond the Committee and the Academy to facilitate decision making and initiatives on teaching and learning issues.

  • The management and dissemination of authoritative programme information for the CE Int’l Academy’s programmes.

  • Providing leadership and support to staff to improve teaching effectiveness and student learning in the context of the CE Int’l Academy policies.

  • Leading, supporting and promoting the adoption of best practice in curriculum design, teaching and assessment.

  • Identifying emerging teaching and learning issues and opportunities of relevance to the Academy.

  • Developing and implementing the Academy’s Teaching and Learning Enhancement Plan in accordance with the Academy’s Strategic planning in this area.

  • Encouraging, recognising and rewarding high quality teaching and learning.

  • Internationalisation of the Academy.

  • Guidance and development of staff and the management of staff-related issues.

  • The maintenance of the Academy’s organisational databases.

  • Ensuring that staff are properly inducted.

  • The Complaints Management in collaboration with the Director of Student Affairs.

  • The full alignment of the curriculum and its objectives and learning outcomes, materials and assessment processes with the EMCC and ICF Competencies Framework.

  • The implementation of the Academy Equality & Diversity policy for learners and staff

Academic Staff

The Academic Staff works closely with the Head of Academy and the Director of Student Affairs to ensure that all practices are consistent with good teaching practices and high impact student learning activities while retaining their innovative style and individuality.
The Academic Staff Responsibilities & Roles set out the criteria and standards against which the performance of the academic staff member is assessed in combination with the Teaching and Planning Skills outlined in the Trainer Manual. Besides tutoring, the Academic Staff is trained to contribute to awarding scholarships and provide practical advice and support during the admissions period in collaboration with the Assessment Manager.

  • Being familiar with the latest developments in the coaching discipline.

  • Undertaking teaching (and associated coordination) in a range of settings appropriate to the CE Academy’s needs.

  • Supervision of students.

  • Undertaking reflection, review and continuous improvement of curriculum, teaching resources and teaching approaches.

  • Applying new ideas in the coaching discipline or profession and new ideas about teaching to teaching practice.

Scholarship of teaching
  • Developing, practising, evaluating, and communicating improved pedagogies applicable to coaching education, learning processes, and learning materials.

  • Having an understanding of how people learn and what practices are most effective in the context of the coaching discipline or the profession, and how these practices may be specifically related to training and standards in a particular professional context.

  • Applying these understandings to classroom or coaching work that

  • breaks new ground

  • can be replicated and elaborated

  • is documented and subject to peer review.

Service and engagement
  • Contributing to activities that benefit the Academy.

  • Providing effective links between the Academy and the external community, including professional activities, in particular so that:

  • teaching is fully informed by the coaching practice;

  • students have opportunities to undertake community engagement;

  • the standing of the coaching discipline or profession is enhanced locally, nationally or internationally;

  • the CE Int’l Academy’s profile is enhanced locally, nationally or internationally.

Assessment Manager

The Assessment Manager works closely with the Head of the Academy to ensure the smooth distribution and collection of assessment and evaluation sheets and provides the Academic Board with the results of all formative and summative assessment and evaluation tools relating to the students and the course. The Assessment Manager is responsible for informing the Moderator on a quarterly basis with a written report  of all assessments that have taken place as part of the Quality Assurance.

During admissions period, the Assessment Manager collaborates with the Academic Staff and the Head of the Academy to ensure quality admissions for the programmes offered. All are responsible for encouraging students to apply from as wide a range of backgrounds as possible.

E-Learning Manager

The E-Learning Manager is chiefly responsible for the smooth running of
the e-Coaching Blended Learning method the Academy uses and the coordination of the learning objectives with the online learning platform the Academy operates with.

Certain activities he undertakes or oversees are:

  • Online registration procedures for the learners

  • Account creation and login codes for enrolled students

  • Technological issues that might arise

  • Control and review of uploaded material relating to the courses

  • Administrative review of submitted assignments from the students

  • Updating resource section on learning platform

Director of Finance and Business Services
  • Fees and refunds management

  • Initiatives for possible scholarships from business, corporate or other enterprises

  • Advertising issues

  • Liaison with industry for workplace placement of students to complete their learning or practice as interns or volunteers to gain further experience and coaching hours

director of student affairs

The Director of Student Affairs conducts all actions related to the student body and caters for their educational needs.

The Director of Student Affairs works closely with the Head of the Academy in relation to the Equality and Diversity section and the Complaints Management. The Director is also responsible for the implementation of the Learner Support Framework and the Client Concierge Service.

The Director of Students Affairs is primarily responsible for:

  • The provision of course and class timetables information

  • The provision of administrative support for space management for residential classes

  • The administration of student complaint management processes

  • Informing all learners of existing policies the Academy is governed by

  • Implementing, reviewing and updating the Learner Support Framework

  • Contacting business, commerce and industry organisations relevant to the Academy’s interests and needs and develop work-based partnerships

  • Publicising teaching and learning achievements, initiatives and developments within the Academy and wider communities

  • Maintaining effective links with graduates

Academy council

The Academy Council is chiefly responsible for the quality assurance and is not involved in the administration processes of the Academy. The moderator plays a key role in the operations of the Council.
Therefore, it is responsible for:

  • Ensuring teaching and learning practices are in accordance with the outlined Academy procedures

  • Monitoring all aspects of assessment including assessment design, compliance with assessment and evaluation processes, analysis of results, and finalisation of grades in collaboration with the Assessment Manager

  • Final review of and issuing qualification certificates, transcripts and certificates of attendance

  • Reviewing the Workshop Feedback Forms and the mid-course review (Learner Evaluation of Course & Tutor – LEC&T) 

  • Assisting with the Curriculum and Teaching Quality Evaluation (CTQE) process

  • Preparing the CTQE reports with recommendations

  • Approval of programme revisions

  • Programme amendments/introductions

  • Preparing for programme reviews according to ICF and EMCC specification, and respective accreditation where appropriate

  • Overseeing the Academy's Equality & Diversity section and ensuring the implementation of the equality and diversity policy

Membership of the Academy Council
6 members comprising:

  • 1 Professor (upon invitation)

  • 1 Non-Professor (based on relevance and expertise)

  • Company CEO / Founder

  • Head of Academy

  • 1 graduate or current student (based on motivation letter)

  • Moderator (external member)

The Moderator

  • Acts as the external Quality Assurance assessor reviewing proposed schedules for the completion of each programme per cohort and adherence to these

  • Implements specific or random checks of student performance according to level with access to the learning platform in relation to learning objectives

  • Remains informed on a quarterly basis through written reports of the activities and issues affecting the academic activities of the Academy

  • Ensures all Quality Assurance processes are adhered to through the quality reviews performed by the International Council for Open and Distance Education and the Online Learning Consortium

  • Acts as a liaison as regards the Quality Assurance between the Academy and the official Coaching Bodies the Academy is connected to through its accredited programmes

  • Suggests and tracks changes that should be or have been made during the current cohort and assesses their timely implementation and uninterrupted operation of the Academy

  • Reviews the Complaints Management

  • Works closely with the Assessment Manager and remains informed on a quarterly basis of all assessments that have taken place as part of the Quality Assurance.