This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Freedom of Information request 'Space and Monitoring of Space'.



 
 
 
 

Our Ref: FOI 18/090 
 
25th April 2018 
 
Mary Greencup 
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.xxx 
 
 
Dear Mary Greencup, 
 
Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) 
 
Thank you for your Freedom of Information request received on 29th March 2018. 
 
You requested the following information: 
 
1. 
Do you monitor attendance of users of rooms including the physical number of 
individuals occupying a room for an event?  
 
Yes, this is monitored for teaching purposes. 
 
2. 

How do you monitor attendance of users of rooms?  
 
LJMU have attendance monitoring in place. 
 
a. 

If it is via an attendance monitoring system please state which one you are 
using?  
 
LJMU use an in-house application called SAM (Student Attendance Monitoring) 
 
3. 

If you monitor the usage of space:  
a. 
What percentage of your planned or centrally recorded teaching activity takes 
place?  
 
Approximately 70% 
 
b. 

What percentage is recorded as not having taken place?  
 
Approximately 30% 
 
4. 

If you monitor the actual levels of occupation of general teaching rooms 
(Classrooms) what is the average percentage of recorded occupation within the 
rooms during general Undergraduate teaching weeks.  
 
55% 
 
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Email: xxx@xxxx.xx.xx  
 


5. 
What percentage of teaching rooms do you monitor?  
 
100% 
 
6. 

How many teaching rooms do you have by the following categories:  

Lecture Theatre  - 34 

Classroom  - 175 

Computer Lab - 58 

All other specialist teaching spaces - 340 
i. 
Please specify what these Specialist Teaching Spaces are.  
 
Science laboratories, engineering workshops, marine simulations suites, sports science 
laboratories, fitness suites, gym/dance studios, teaching kitchens, recording/production 
suites, art and design studios, drama studios, health practice suites and specialist IT 
laboratories (games, computing, newsrooms). 
 
a. 

How many of these rooms are managed centrally or locally (i.e. within a college 
of faculty)?  
 
All of them 
 
7. 

Do you have a timetabling policy?  
 
Yes 
 
a. 

If you have a timetabling policy do you state the hours that teaching will take 
place between?  
 
 Yes 
 
b. 

Do you differentiate between “Day or Core Hours” and “Evening or Non-Core 
Hours” and if so what are these hours?  
 
The teaching timetable runs Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 18:00 (Wednesdays 09:00-13:00). All 
of this time is core. 
 
8. 

What percentage of your teaching is held during the hours of:  
a. 
9:00 am – 5:00 pm?  
 
95% 
 
b. 

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm? 
 
5% 
 
The University considers it has fully complied with your request, but if you wish to seek an 
internal  review,  you  should  do  so  in  writing  to  Professor  Robin  Leatherbarrow,  Pro-Vice-
Chancellor  (Scholarship,  Research  and  Knowledge  Transfer),  Liverpool  John  Moores 
University,  Egerton  Court,  2  Rodney  Street,  Liverpool,  L1  2UA  or  by  email  at 
x.x.xxxxxxxxxxxxx@xxxx.xx.xx    A  full  copy  of  the  University’s  Freedom  of  Information 
Appeals Procedure is attached. 
 
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                              Telephone: 0151 231 3550 
Email: xxx@xxxx.xx.xx  
 


Once having appealed, if you are still not satisfied with our response, you have the right to 
apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision whether, in any specified respect, your 
request for information has not been dealt with in accordance with the requirements of Part I 
of  the  Freedom  of  Information  Act  2000.    The  Information  Commissioner’s  address  is: 
Wycliffe  House,  Water  Lane,  Wilmslow,  Cheshire,  SK9  5AF.    Details  on  how  to  complain 
can be found on the Information Commissioner’s website: www.ico.org.uk  
 
If you require any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact me. 
 
Yours sincerely 
 
Lynn Jackson 
 
Lynn Jackson 
Executive Assistant (Governance & Information Compliance) 
 
Att. 
                              Secretariat, Egerton Court, 2 Rodney Street, Liverpool, L1 2UA 
                              Telephone: 0151 231 3550 
Email: xxx@xxxx.xx.xx