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Policy: Qualification requirements for teaching staff

Purpose

To set out the University's policy in relation to qualification requirements for teaching and supervisory staff.

Overview

Teachers, supervisors and staff who oversee teaching and supervisory activities must be appropriately qualified in the relevant discipline in order to provide excellence in education.

Scope

This policy applies across formal teaching and supervisory roles.

Policy statement

  1. Teachers, supervisors and staff who oversee teaching and supervisory activities are appropriately qualified in the relevant discipline to provide excellence in education for the level of the Award being undertaken.
  2. Doctoral candidates are prioritised where the University’s students are employed as teachers in order to maximise opportunities for development of skills which will enable candidates to be high-quality teachers in their future careers.
  3. The policy and procedure are consistent with:
  1. The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF);
  2. The Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards); and
  3. The University’s Research Awards Rule.

Information

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Title Qualifications requirements for teaching staff
Document Type Policy
Document Number ANUP_016607
Version 1
Purpose To set out the University's policy in relation to qualification requirements for teaching and supervisory staff.
Audience Staff-Academic, Prospective Staff
Category Academic
Topic/ SubTopic Staff - Performance Expectations
 
Effective Date 3 Apr 2017
Review Date 3 Apr 2020
 
Responsible Officer Registrar, Student Administration
Approved By: Vice-Chancellor
Contact Area Division of Student Administration
Authority Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015
Research Awards Rule 2016