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Academic Quality and Standards

Education Development Framework Policy


To establish a development framework that outlines professional development opportunities in learning and teaching for academic staff with teaching responsibilities.


* All campuses (including offshore)
* All coursework courses and units
* All Monash staff

Policy Statement

The University will ensure that sessional academic staff with teaching responsibilities are appropriately inducted in learning and teaching. It will provide all academic staff with teaching responsibilities professional development opportunities in education in a manner commensurate with their skills and roles at the University, as detailed in schedule 1.

Supporting procedures

Sessional Academic Induction to Learning and Teaching Procedures

Supporting guidelines


Responsibility for implementation

* University wide—Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education)
* University wide—Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching)
* Faculty wide—Associate Deans (Education)



Key Stakeholders

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education)
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching)
Associate Deans (Education)
Heads of schools/departments

Approval body

Name: Academic Board
Meeting: 7-11
Date: 23-November-2011
Agenda item: 17.3

Endorsement body

Name: Education Committee
Meeting: 5-11
Date: 28-September-2011
Agenda item: n/a



Legislation Mandating Compliance

All relevant legislative instruments that stipulate requirements with which members of the Monash community (all of whom are subject to the law) are obligated to comply.


Related policies


Related documents


Date Effective


Review Date



Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education)


Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching)

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