Vision

Learning and Teaching Plans and Policies

In 2010 the University of Sydney developed and adopted a Strategic Plan that incorporates key aspects of teaching and research. Information on that plan, ongoing development, and existing policies on teaching and learning are outlined below:

Strategic Plan 2011-2015
http://sydney.edu.au/strategy/plan/download.shtml

Vice-Chancellor’s Work slate
http://www.usyd.edu.au/vice-chancellor/work_slate/index.shtml

There is a section of the workslate on "education"

http://s1.sydney.edu.au/staff/work_slate/education.php

Principles Informing Learning and Teaching
http://www.usyd.edu.au/learning/about/docs/Principles_final_aug2006.pdf

Learning and Teaching Policies
http://www.usyd.edu.au/learning/about/policies.shtml#

There are over 100 policies related to teaching and learning. They are organised into the following categories:

  • Assessment, assignments, examinations and progression
  • Audio-visual facilities
  • Copyright and intellectual property
  • Courses
  • Creating, deleting and varying courses
  • Equity and diversity
  • Flexible delivery of courses
  • Libraries
  • Quality assurance
  • Research-enriched learning and teaching
  • Semester and vacation dates
  • Student attributes
  • Student support
  • Visitors to the University

Most can be found here:
http://fmweb01.ucc.usyd.edu.au/FMPro?-db=POL_Category&-lay=webportal&-format=/pol/pol_subcat_list.html&CatID=2&-max=all&-find


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