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EDUCATION AND TRAINING REFORM ACT 2006 - SECT 2.6.68

Accreditation Committee

    (1)     The Council must establish a committee to be called the Accreditation Committee.

S. 2.6.68(2) amended by No. 19/2014 s. 82, substituted by No. 10/2021 s. 9.

    (2)     The Accreditation Committee has the following functions—

        (a)     to assess programs and courses of study and advise and make recommendations to the Institute about whether those programs and courses should be approved, varied or renewed by the Institute as initial teacher education programs;

        (b)     to advise and make recommendations to the Institute about the requirements, criteria or standards that a program, unit or course of study must satisfy before the Institute approves or endorses the program, course or unit as—

              (i)     an initial teacher education program; or

              (ii)     a pathway program; or

              (iii)     a continuing education program;

        (c)     to assess programs and courses of study and advise and make recommendations to the Institute about whether those programs and courses should be approved, varied or renewed by the Institute as pathway programs;

        (d)     to assess programs, units and courses of study and advise and make recommendations to the Institute about whether those programs, units and courses should be endorsed, varied or renewed by the Institute as continuing education programs;

        (e)     to assess and make recommendations to the Institute about conditions or the revocation of conditions on any approvals or endorsements the Institute has given in respect of the following programs—

              (i)     initial teacher education programs;

              (ii)     pathway programs;

              (iii)     continuing education programs;

        (f)     to assess and make recommendations to the Institute about whether any approvals or endorsements given by the Institute in respect of the following programs should be revoked—

              (i)     initial teacher education programs;

              (ii)     pathway programs;

              (iii)     continuing education programs;

        (g)     any other function or power delegated to the Accreditation Committee by the Institute under section 2.6.67.

    (3)     The Accreditation Committee has all the powers necessary to enable it to perform its functions.

S. 2.6.69 repealed by No. 27/2010 s. 54.

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