Executive Officer: Senior Administrative Officer, Centre for Indigenous Education and Research
Terms of Reference
To advise on national issues pertaining to:
strategies to enhance Indigenous students' access to and participation, progress and success in tertiary education;
the University's programs for Indigenous peoples;
provision of support for Indigenous students;
inclusion of Indigenous perspectives within the courses provided by the University;
employment of Indigenous staff and the cultural awareness of non-Indigenous staff;
the teaching and learning and research nexus in relation to Indigenous education;
the University's Indigenisation Thematic Plan;
the University's response to government policies and programs relating to Indigenous Education.
The Committee reviews its procedures as it deems necessary and recommends accordingly to Academic Board.
Mode of Operation: Membership of the Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Education Committee is appointed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic). The appointment term for nominated members is two years; members may be considered for subsequent terms of office.