Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2016

Reprint as at 14 July 2017

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Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2016

(LI 2016/57)

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This code is administered by the Ministry of Education.

Pursuant to section 238F of the Education Act 1989, the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment makes the following code of practice.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Previous version revoked and replaced
4Code is legislative instrument
5Purpose of code
6Scope of code
7General definitions
8Function of code administrator to receive and assess applications to become signatories
9Criteria for becoming signatory
10Code administrator may remove signatory on request of signatory
11Outcome 1: marketing and promotion
12Process
13Outcome 2: managing and monitoring agents
14Process
15Outcome 3: offers, enrolment, and contract
16Process
17Outcome 4: immigration matters
18Process
19Outcome 5: orientation
20Process
21Outcome 6: safety and well-being
22Process: general
23Process: international students under 18 years
24Process: international students under 10 years
25Process: international students at risk or with special needs
26Process: accommodation
27Outcome 7: student support, advice, and services
28Process
29Outcome 8: managing withdrawal and closure
30Process
31Outcome 9: dealing with grievances
32Process
33Outcome 10: compliance with International Student Contract Dispute Resolution Scheme
34Process
35Reporting breach of code
36Code administrator’s response to complaint or referral
37Monitoring compliance with code
38Sanctions for breach of code
39Reporting and publishing obligations
40Disclosure of conditions and compliance notices
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