Consultation on Amendments to the Higher Education Standards Framework Provider Category Standards

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The Higher Education Standards Panel invites stakeholder comments on a consultation paper seeking feedback on the Panel’s draft amendments to Part B of the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015 legislative instrument.

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These amendments give effect to the recommendations of the review of the Higher Education Provider Category Standards to improve the functioning of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standard Agency and clarify the categories of providers in Australia's higher education sector.

Comments must be received by 11.59 pm, Tuesday 31 March 2020.

The Panel will host a live webcast Q&A session for higher education stakeholders on the draft amendments to the Threshold Standards on Friday 28 February 2020, following the Universities Australia conference.

The Q&A session will provide background information to inform stakeholders’ written comments on the consultation paper. It is an opportunity to engage directly with the Panel, and respond to key issues raised in the consultation paper.

You can reserve a ticket to attend in person, or join via the live webcast.

Details of the Q&A session are:

Higher Education Standards Panel Consultation on amending the Provider Category Standards
Date: Friday 28 February 2020
Time: 10am to 11am
Venue: Department of Education, Skills and Employment
50 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra ACT.
Entry: via Marcus Clarke Street