Senior executives are being recruited for the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the new national regulatory and quality assurance agency for the higher education sector.


An executive director and other senior officers  will be appointed for the Regulation and Review Group which will play a central role in implementing and developing TEQSA’s regulatory responsibilities. The Group has responsibility for the case management of groups of providers covering all aspects of regulation and for planning and implementing quality assessments and thematic reviews.


An executive officer is also being sought for the Executive Office which supports the Chief Commissioner and four Commissioners of TEQSA. TEQSA is currently operating in a quality assurance capacity and will assume regulatory responsibilities on 29 January. The first set of Higher Education Threshold Standards comprising the Provider Standards and the Qualification Standards was established as a Legislative Instrument on January 4, 2012. The Standards are now availabe online.


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