Quality Management Policy
The law governing quality management at Deakin University includes:
Statute 2.1 – The Council
Statute 2.2 – The Academic Board
Deakin University Act 2009 (Vic)
This document sets out the University’s approach to assuring the quality of its activities.
This policy applies to all activities of the University.
Benchmarking: comparison of processes and performance to best practice and performance of others in the higher education sector or elsewhere with the object of improving the University’s processes and performance.
Continuous quality improvement: ongoing review cycle designed to progressively improve processes, services or outcomes. Improvements are referenced to available standards, good practice and the University’s own requirements to achieve its strategic goals.
Quality assurance: application of processes to ensure that minimum expectations and standards of processes and outcomes are met (accountability) and to enhance their quality (improvement).
Standard: a criterion or reference point against which quality can be judged.
Academic Standards Framework
Evaluation of Teaching and Units Procedure
Higher Education Courses Approval and Review Procedure
Higher Education Threshold Standards
Internal Audit Policy
Internal Audit Procedure
LIVE the future: Agenda 2020
LIVE the future: Implementation Plan 2012–2015
Risk and Compliance Management Policy
Risk and Compliance Procedure
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Act 2011