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TEQSA Standards and External Benchmarking August 25, 2017

How Accreditation and SIA Education Awards can assist in meeting the requirements Higher Education Standards and benchmarking The Higher Education Standards place an emphasis on external benchmarking, specifically in the development of learning outcomes (Standard 1.4.1) and in the review and improvement processes (Standard 5.3.4). Standard 1.4.1 requires that: – The expected learning outcomes for […]

Appointment of new Registrar to the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board. August 15, 2017

Today, the Safety Institute of Australia announced the transition of the registrar role for the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board with Meagan Browne replacing Pam Pryor who has undertaken the registrar role since the inception of the Board. The registrar role is crucial to the effectiveness of the Accreditation Board. Not only is the registrar […]

Review of VET WHS qualifications Consultation July 30, 2017

The Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) has approved a review of the VET WHS qualifications. The review is under the Business Services Industry Reference Committee (IRC) and is being managed by Skills For Australia (PwC) who are the Skills Support Organisation. The qualifications under review are: BSB30715 Certificate III in WHS BSB41415 Certificate IV in […]

OHS Educators and Researchers’ Update June 13, 2017

Three important invitations Dear OHS Educators and Researchers This Update for June 2017 has three important invitations: A reminder to nominate for the SIA OHS Education Awards and the Wigglesworth OHS Education (Research) Awards Invitation to be a signatory to the Singapore Accord Invitation to the ANZSOM 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting 20th – 23rd August, […]

OHS Educators and Researchers’ Update February 2017 February 16, 2017

Dear OHS Educators and Researchers This first Update for 2017 makes two important announcements: a call for expressions of interest for the Registrar of the Accreditation Board and for nominations for an OHS educator member of the Accreditation Board. It also includes information on some presentations and workshops on assessment. Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board […]