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Graduate Attributes Policy

PURPOSE

This policy describes the distinctive qualities of a Leaders Institute (LI) graduate. These qualities are intended to prepare graduates to be effective, work ready, global citizens.


SCOPE

Whole institute


PRINCIPLES

The LI Graduate Attributes aim to provide staff, prospective staff, students, prospective students, prospective employers, and the broader community with an understanding of the intended professional, personal, and intellectual qualities of LI graduates.


  • The LI Graduate Attributes encapsulate defining characteristics of an LI degree course and total study experience.

  • These qualities are developed through students' engagement with learning activities and assessment tasks in their courses. All courses must articulate these qualities and link them to learning outcomes.


Definitions

Graduate Attributes: qualities, skills, and disciplinary expertise that students should develop during their studies.

Curriculum: academic content for a course taught at LI.

Assessment: process of evaluating the extent to which students have understood course materials and achieved the objectives of a course.

Graduate: a student who has satisfied all the requirements of a course and upon whom Governing Board confers an award.

 

LI Graduate Attributes   

LI aims to produce graduates who are:

 

1.    Career ready


2.    Knowledgeable in a discipline/area of study


3.    Effective communicators


4.    Critical and creative thinkers


5.    Ethical and culturally aware and responsible


PROCEDURE

The LI Graduate Attributes inform the development of courses and units, encompassing the entire learning journey of students. They are to be mapped to learning outcomes and assessments in all courses and units.



PURPOSE

This policy describes the distinctive qualities of a Leaders Institute (LI) graduate. These qualities are intended to prepare graduates to be effective, work ready, global citizens.


SCOPE

Whole institute


PRINCIPLES

The LI Graduate Attributes aim to provide staff, prospective staff, students, prospective students, prospective employers, and the broader community with an understanding of the intended professional, personal, and intellectual qualities of LI graduates.


  • The LI Graduate Attributes encapsulate defining characteristics of an LI degree course and total study experience.

  • These qualities are developed through students' engagement with learning activities and assessment tasks in their courses. All courses must articulate these qualities and link them to learning outcomes.


Definitions

Graduate Attributes: qualities, skills, and disciplinary expertise that students should develop during their studies.

Curriculum: academic content for a course taught at LI.

Assessment: process of evaluating the extent to which students have understood course materials and achieved the objectives of a course.

Graduate: a student who has satisfied all the requirements of a course and upon whom Governing Board confers an award.

 

LI Graduate Attributes   

LI aims to produce graduates who are:

 

1.    Career ready


2.    Knowledgeable in a discipline/area of study


3.    Effective communicators


4.    Critical and creative thinkers


5.    Ethical and culturally aware and responsible


PROCEDURE

The LI Graduate Attributes inform the development of courses and units, encompassing the entire learning journey of students. They are to be mapped to learning outcomes and assessments in all courses and units.



Policy Owner

Chair, Academic Board

Approval Date

23 June 2023

Approving Body

Governing Board

Review Date

23 June 2028

Endorsing Body

Academic Board

Version

2.0

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