Guiding Principle

  • Prior experiential learning should be recognised regardless of how and where it was acquired, provided that the learning is relevant to the learning or competency outcomes.
  • Assessment should be evidence based, equitable, unbiased, fair, flexible, valid and reliable.
  • Assessment should be undertaken by experts/practitioners in the subject content or skills area, policies and procedures.
  • Assessment methods should accommodate the literacy levels and experiences of students, hence providing ways for students to demonstrate the required outcomes.
  • Decision should be accountable, transparent and subject to appeal and review.
  • Information and support services should be actively promoted, easy to understand and recognise the diversity of learners.
  • Quality assurance mechanisms should be clear and transparent to ensure confidence in the decisions.