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Acronyms and abbreviations

Acronyms and abbreviations

APS

Australian Public Service

AQF

Australian Qualifications Framework

ASL

Average Staff Level

ASQA

Australian Skills Quality Authority

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

CRICOS

Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students

ELICOS

English Language Intensive Courses For Overseas Students

ESOS

Education Services for Overseas Students

ESOS Act

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000

FOI Act

Freedom of Information Act 1982

HEIMS

Higher Education Information Management System

HES Framework

Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015

HESP

Higher Education Standards Panel

IPS

Information Publication Scheme

MoC

Memorandum of Cooperation

MoU

Memorandum of Understanding

PBS

Portfolio Budget Statements

PGPA Act

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

SAA

Self-accrediting authority

SES

Senior Executive Service

SME

Small and Medium Enterprises

SMT

Senior Management Team

TAFE

Technical and Further Education

TEQSA

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency

TEQSA Act

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011

WHS

Workplace Health and Safety