Accreditation

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Discussion paper

Consultation on Australia’s Health Workforce: strengthening the education foundation - consultation paper

This consultation paper has been developed for the purpose of further consultation and feedback to inform Health Ministers’ response to the final report of the Independent Review of Accreditation Systems (ASR) within the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (NRAS) for health professions.
Report

Australia’s health workforce: strengthening the education foundation

The Independent Review of Accreditation Systems within the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for health professions (the Review) has been undertaken at the request of Health Ministers. In their August 2015 COAG Health Council communiqué, Ministers expressed concerns about the high cost, lack of scrutiny...
Briefing paper

Assessing the value of accreditation to health systems and organisations

This paper argues that evaluating the outcomes of revised processes will be necessary to safeguard the reliability of health service organisations' accreditation processes and make available the evidence of its value to the health system and organisations.
Report

Effectiveness of the Aged Care Quality Assessment and accreditation framework for protecting residents from abuse and poor practices, and ensuring proper clinical and medical care standards are maintained and practised: final report

Among the many other recommendations, this report calls for the Australian government to implement a clearly articulated principle that the duty of care for the regulation of all care within the aged care residential setting ultimately rests with the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.
Report

Effectiveness of the Aged Care Quality Assessment and accreditation framework for protecting residents from abuse and poor practices, and ensuring proper clinical and medical care standards are maintained and practised: interim report

This interim report is focused on the abject failures of the systems designed to provide oversight of care standards at Oakden. The committee's broader concerns regarding aged care quality frameworks, which the committee considers require review and consideration, are also outlined in this interim report.
Report

Professional accreditation: mapping the territory

This report is intended to inform the work being undertaken by the Higher Education Standards Panel on the impact of professional accreditation on Australian higher education and opportunities that may exist to reduce regulatory burden for higher education providers.
Submission

REIA submission to the VET Reform Taskforce on draft training provider and regulator standards Real Estate Institute of Australia

The overriding objectives of the proposed standards are to be flexible and responsive to industry, less onerous, reduce costs for RTOs and less of a regulatory burden for RTOs. Furthermore the national training system is to be industry led, using appropriately skilled trainers and assessors...
Draft report

Independent Review of Accreditation Systems within the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for health professions - draft report

This review is recommending the adoption of consistent accrual accounting and business standards and thedevelopment of a single set of funding principles to guide the setting of fees and charges for accreditation andthe application of a transparent cost recovery policy and methodology.
Discussion paper

Independent review of accreditation systems within the national registration and accreditation scheme for health professions - discussion paper

The purpose of this Accreditation Systems Review is to build upon the information collated through the NRAS Review and provide advice to the Ministerial Council on the governance, structure and cost-effectiveness of accreditation systems in the National Scheme.
Report

Building quality in teaching and teacher education

AER 61 discusses the contemporary influences on initial teacher education, with particular attention to the notion of quality teaching, and the role of teacher education and teacher educators in the development of quality teachers. Section 1 introduces the key concept of ‘quality’ and explores the...