Operations

Title Amended on Purpose
Anti-Bullying Policy

To outline the College position on bullying.

Bullying Complaints Procedures (for Staff)

To outline the process which is to be followed by staff should any instances of bullying be reported.

Course Assurance Policy Thursday, 7 December, 2017

This policy mandates the provision of a course assurance scheme. Furthermore, it mandates timely communication with effected learners and students about their options including third party arrangements.

Course Assurance Procedures

To establish responsibilities for ensuring the implementation of the Course Assurance Policy. 

Fit and Proper/Responsible Persons Policy

This policy and procedure is required to ensure that personnel recruited to key administrative positions in the College, or to the Governing Board of the College. are fit and proper persons to conduct their delegated responsibilities within the College.

The policy and procedure is also required to ensure ongoing compliance with Chapter One, Provider Registration Standards of the Higher Education Standards Framework.

Investment Policy

This policy is necessary to direct the investment of funds known to be in excess of immediate operational requirements. It is intended to generate an income stream and increase the funds available for future capital development.

Leave Policy

To outline staff leave entitlements.

Legislative Awareness Policy

To ensure that all staff and students are kept informed of all relevant legislation.

Legislative Awareness Procedures

These procedures support the Legislative Awareness Policy and assign responsibilities to specific positions in order that the College implements its Legislative Awareness Policy.

Marketing and Advertising Policy - VET Tuesday, 13 October, 2020

This policy ensures that the College disseminates accurate and current information about itself and its services to the public, especially to all students - domestic, overseas, current, intending or prospective.

Marketing and Advertising Procedures - VET

To establish responsibilities for ensuring that the College disseminates accurate and current information about itself and its VET services.

Mental Health Strategy and Implementation Plan

Eastern acknowledges that good mental health is important to students’ academic success as well as to their general well-being – as it also is for our faculty and staff. With this in mind, and in response to Recommendation 8 of the Higher Education Standards Panel, Eastern has developed a Strategy to provide a sustainable approach to mental health promotion, protection and intervention for all College students and employees.

Policy on Policy Development Monday, 20 September, 2021

The Policy on Policy Development establishes a framework for creating and maintaining the College’s policies, procedures and guidelines.

Privacy Policy Friday, 28 May, 2021

EASTERN Privacy Policy is based on the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) and is committed to protecting the privacy of all personal information. Personal information includes information about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained, from the information. It includes “sensitive information”. “Sensitive information” includes information about an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, religious affiliation and health information.

The College is bound by the Australian Privacy Principles (APP) contained in the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988 and will collect, use and store personal information including any sensitive information, in accordance with those principles.

The College is also bound by the Health Records Act 2001 (Vic) and for higher education students, the Tuition Protection (Up-front Payments Guidelines) 2020 and the Higher Education (Up‑front Payments Tuition Protection Levy) Act 2020.

Professional Development and Study Leave Policy Thursday, 25 September, 2014

This policy outlines the conditions and principles that apply to professional development and study leave for College staff.

Refund Policy Tuesday, 13 October, 2020

To establish a policy that is reasonable in ensuring that Higher Education and VET students are not penalised unfairly in scenarios relating to their withdrawal from study.

Resource Centre Policy

To be provided

Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Policy Thursday, 20 May, 2021

To outline what behaviours constitute sexual assault or sexual harassment and to set out how the College will respond to incidents.  The policy also provides a framework for providing a safe environment for students and staff in relation to incidents of sexual assault and sexual harassment.

Staff Study Discount Policy

To be provided

VET Fit and Proper Persons Procedures

To establish responsibilities for ensuring the implementation of the Fit and Proper Persons Policy.

Wages and Salary Policy Monday, 14 October, 2013

To be provided

Workplace Health and Safety Policy Monday, 18 July, 2016

This policy sets out the guiding principles to ensure the highest level of health and safety for staff, students and visitors.

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