Status and Details

Status and Details

Assessment Policy

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 5th February 2024 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 28th November 2026 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority Academic Senate The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 5th February 2024 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Unit Head Janelle Wheat
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching)
This is the officer generally responsible for day to day administrative matters.
Author Nauman Saeed
Sub Dean (Curriculum Design and Development)
This is the author of record for this version of the document.
Enquiries Contact Division of Learning and Teaching General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

February 2024 - Authorities for review of grades and exclusion for unsatisfactory academic progress changed to Associate Deans; approved under delegation A11.

November 2023 - The Assessment Policy suite has undergone its scheduled review and is approved under delegation A11, resolution AS189/24.

  1. Reformatting and reorganising information.

  2. Specific governance and management responsibilities and activities removed to avoid duplication and inconsistency with committee terms of reference, delegations and other policies (Part A).

  3. References to some management committees removed.

  4. New policy provisions to support current practice:

    1. Clause 21 - penalties for students who do not submit assessments by approved due dates

    2. Clause 52, row 10 - special consideration waivers for cohorts of students by Head of School (for a subject cohort) or DVCA for larger student cohorts

    3. Clause 56 - mandatory subject elements that can affect conversion of marks to final grade

    4. Clause 71 – provisions for withholding grades

  5. Procedural details removed from policy and added to or referred to the appropriate procedures

  6. Reasonable adjustment provisions extended to carers, for better alignment with the Carer Recognition Act 2010.