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No. 1 of 2013 Directions/Other as made
This instrument directs the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency to undertake a review of initial teacher education courses of study.
Administered by: Education
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 46
Registered 04 Jul 2013
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Nov-2013
Tabled Senate12-Nov-2013
Date of repeal 20 Dec 2013
Repealed by Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 - Notice of revocation of Ministerial Direction No. 1 of 2013

Commonwealth of Australia

 

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011

 

Ministerial Direction No. 1 of 2013

 

 

 

I, Craig Emerson, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, make this Direction under subsection 136(1) of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011.

 

 

 

 

Dated:  this    20th    day of June   2013

 

Signed

 

 

CRAIG EMERSON

 

 

 

______________________________

CRAIG EMERSON

Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research


Part 1              Preliminary

1              Citation

 

This Direction may be cited as Ministerial Direction No. 1 of 2013.

2.             Commencement

 

This legislative instrument commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

 

3.             Interpretation

 

In this instrument:

 

Act means the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011.

 

Chief Executive Officer has the same meaning as given at section 3 of the Act.

 

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency or TEQSA has the same meaning given at section 5 of the Act.

 

 


Part 2              Direction

 

 

4.             Review of initial teacher education courses of study

 

(1)   TEQSA must:

(i)        undertake a review of initial teacher education courses of study (‘the review”), commencing in 2014;

(ii)       consult on the terms of reference of the review in 2013; and

(iii)      establish a reference group as part of the review.

 

(2)   The review is to assess and benchmark the quality of curriculum, the pedagogy, and organisation and delivery of initial teacher education courses of study in Australia.