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Accreditation

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Discussion paper

Digitalisation of conformance and accreditation processes

This paper discusses the challenges to global supply chains in the absence of a standardised framework for the digitalisation of conformance and accreditation processes - including the necessary information architecture and common language to identify, capture and share data of relevance to national product conformance.
Discussion paper

Accreditation framework: discussion paper

Individuals and their organisations (data users) must be accredited by the National Data Commissioner before they can access public sector data, under proposed new legislation. The Office of the National Data Commissioner has released this discussion paper on the proposed Accreditation Framework, which is open...
Video

Learning to be better regulators: the G-Reg journey

Tony McKenna from Skills NZ explains New Zealand’s journey to ‘regulatory stewardship’, including designing and are delivering an accredited learning and development framework fit for purpose and equipped for 21st century challenges.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Guide

Australian NGO accreditation guidance manual (2016)

In 1996 DFAT and Australian non-government organisations (NGOs) initiated an accreditation scheme for NGOs participating in the official Australian aid program. Accreditation enables NGOs to participate in the Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP). Accreditation acts as a front-end risk management and due diligence process. It...
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...
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...
Briefing paper

Accreditation of health services: is it money and time well spent?

The research evidence shows that accreditation is a useful tool for stimulating improvements in the quality and safety of health services. Accreditation programs are deployed widely to monitor and promote safety and quality in healthcare. Governments, health service organisations and accreditation agencies have invested considerable...
Report

National registration and accreditation scheme for doctors and other health workers

This report makes a number of recommendations to the Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council in relation to the the proposed national registration and accreditation scheme. It includes a minority report by the Coalition senators and additional comments by the Greens senator.
Report

Evaluation of the impact of accreditation on the delivery of quality of care and quality of life to residents in Australian government subsidised residential aged care homes: final report

Accreditation of Australian Government subsidised residential aged care homes (aged care homes) was introduced to improve the quality of services delivered to older members of the Australian community living in aged care homes. The Aged Care Act 1997 (the Act) firmly established the link between...
Briefing paper

Quality in children's services

The quality of children’s services has a profound influence on children’s development throughout the life course. This policy brief will highlight the powerful influence that the interaction between regulation, accreditation and curricula has on the quality of children’s services.