Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 - Ministerial Direction No. 1 of 2013

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2013L01322

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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.