Learning and Teaching

Title Amended on Purpose
Academic Freedom Thursday, 9 August, 2018

To clarify the rights and responsibilities that faculty have regarding academic freedom.

Academic Staff Handbook
Assessment and Grading Policy Monday, 21 September, 2015

The Assessment and Grading Policy establishes a framework for development and implementation of learning strategies; validation of marking and assessment; grading of assessments; and subdivision of grades.

Assessment Moderation Policy

The aim of assessment moderation is to ensure consistency and fairness of the marking and grading processes. Moderation is especially important where units are delivered in multiple modes, at multiple campuses or where the assessment is subjective. Assessment moderation enhances confidence in assessment outcomes for both academics and students, Assessment moderation is applied at three stages: assessment design and development; implementation, marking and grading; and review and evaluation.

Assignment Submission Policy

The Assignment Submission Policy exists to provide students with clear and accurate information regarding the submission of all assessment tasks.

Attendance Policy

The Attendance Policy exists to provide students with attendance requirements.

Copyright Compliance Policy

This policy outlines how the College will ensure it complies with Copyright law in its use and provision of copyrighted materials.

Course Review Policy

This policy sets the requirements for annual course reporting by the Dean of Learnng and Teaching and review by the Academic Board.

Course Structure Policy Monday, 20 July, 2015

This policy defines Course Structures in alignment with the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Transition and Teaching Out Policy Tuesday, 30 October, 2018

To outline the process to be undertaken when varying a course structure or discontinuing a course.

Coursework Course Development Policy

This policy describes the requirements and principles governing the College’s accredited coursework courses.

This policy:

  • Provides a framework to guide decisions regarding the (re)development of the College’s coursework courses;
  • Sets clear responsibilities and accountabilities for approvals and management of the (re)development of academic courses; and
  • Ensures that academic course structures, rules and approval processes are transparent, consistent and fair.
Coursework Course Management Policy

This policy describes the requirements and principles governing changes to the College's accredited coursework courses.

This policy:

  • Provides a framework to guide decisions regarding the College's coursework courses;
  • Sets clear responsibilities and accountabilities for management of academic courses.
External Course Advisory Panel Terms of Reference

To outline the purpose, membership and terms of reference of External Course Advisory Panels.

Faculty Equivalence Policy

To outline how faculty equivalence is determined for ensuring a unit is being delivered by an academic with a qualification that is one level above that which is being taught.

Library Assistance Procedure

This document is prepared to outline procedures which place some boundaries around the degree to which librarians should assist students. 

Library Policy

To provide guidelines for the operation of the library

Minimum Class Size Policy

To set out minimum class sizes for each mode of delivery.

Online Delivery Policy

To outline the policy for the delivery of teaching and learning via any online mechanism.

Parallel Teaching Policy

This policy is necessary to ensure that:

  • The content of units which are intended to be delivered in a parallel teaching format adequately addresses the content needs of different levels of the AQF;
  • The teaching and learning arrangements for the post graduate students, in particular, are acknowledged and addressed; and
  • The assessment requirements of students studying at different levels of the AQF are in accordance with their relevant AQF levels.
Quality Improvement Survey Policy

This policy specifies the surveys the College conducts, or participates in, for the purposes of Quality Improvement.

Transition of VET Training Packages and VET Accredited Courses Procedures Tuesday, 13 October, 2020

To establish the responsibilities for managing the transition of VET training packages and VET accredited courses.

VET Trainers and Assessors Policy Tuesday, 21 January, 2014

To ensure that the procedures related to the delivery of the College's scope of registration (accredited courses and units of competency) incorporate the principles contained in Standards for NVR Registered Training Organisations 2012 standard SNR 15.

Work Integrated Learning Site Selection, Support and Supervision Policy Tuesday, 13 October, 2020

This policy documents how the College approves Work Integrated Learning sites, supports students while they are engaged in Work-Integrated-Learning and ensures the students are adequately supervised.

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