Curriculum Development at VCC

Support with Curriculum Development

The CTLR provides support to departments, programs, and faculty in the design, and development, and revision of programs and courses. An Instructional Associate (IA) can also guide you through the governance approval process as outlined in the Curriculum Development and Approval Process Policy. Please contact for support with the development/revisions of your program and/or course curriculum materials and going through the governance process.

Curriculum Development Policies

VCC’s governance process ensures that all programs and courses meet VCC's quality standards. This process is administered by the Board of Governors, Education Council, and Curriculum Committee.

These policies and procedures support and guide curriculum development at VCC:

  1. Policy C.3.14 Curriculum Development and Approval
  2. Policy C.1.4 Assignment of Credits to Courses
  3. Policy C.1.3 Granting of Credentials Procedures
  4. Policy C.3.1 Program Advisory Committees
  5. Policy C.3.2 Program Review and Renewal
  6. Policy C.3.10 Affiliation Agreements
  7. Policy D.3.6 Admissions
  8. Policy D.3.6.1 Flexible Admissions

Overview of Curriculum Development Governance Process

The process for governance approval is determined by the type of curriculum development:

Development Templates

The CTLR provides development template documents as tools to help curriculum developers and Department Leaders draft the information required for the development of new curriculum, and the revision of existing curriculum.

  1. Program Level Template
  2. Concept Paper Template

Once your templates are ready, you can move ahead to create your CD documents in VCC's CourseLeaf system.


Email an Instructional Associate at
Phone 604-871-7000 x.8763