Educational Law

Education Law

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FOR STUDENTS

Australia offers a high-quality education experience to students across all sectors, ranging from schools through to English language and foundation programs, to vocational education and training and higher education. This has been achieved through providing a fair and accessible system that supports students. If you believe you have been treated unfairly by your education provider, the team at TIA Lawyers can help. We have a wealth of experience acting for students in both internal and external appeals (Ombudsman Review).  Furthermore, our migration background means we are well placed to help international students come up with creative solutions when they find themselves at the intersection of educational law and migration law.

TIA lawyers have an in-depth understanding of the range of complex issues students face. We can assist in the following aspects of educational law:

  • Review of, and advice on an educational body’s decision regarding academic progress;
  • Review of, and advice on an educational body’s decision regarding academic misconduct;
  • Review of, and advice on an educational body’s decision regarding academic exclusion;
  • Review of, and advice on an educational body’s decision regarding student transfers;
  • Review of, and advice on an educational body’s decision regarding student entry;
  • Review of, and advice on an educational body’s decision regarding other administrative matters;
  • Drafting internal appeals and external appeals (seeking Ombudsman’s review);
  • Drafting complaints to the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA);
  • Representing students at appeals, academic exclusion, and disciplinary hearings.

FOR EDUCATION PROVIDERS

Having worked closely with education providers since 2002, TIA has extensive knowledge and expertise in the Education field. TIA Lawyers have experience providing compliance advice for Registered Training Providers (RTOs) and Higher Education Providers (HEPs). In particular, we can assist by providing:

  • Advice for vocational educational providers regarding compliance with Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015;
  • Advice for vocational educational providers regarding compliance with the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011;
  • Advice for vocational educational providers regarding compliance with the National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018;
  • Advice for vocational educational providers regarding compliance with Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000;
  • Advice for tertiary educational providers regarding the Higher Education Support Act (Cth) 2003.

We recognize that school related issues are often complex and multilayered, but no matter how complex the issues are, our experienced education lawyers are ready to help. Whether you are an education provider, a government institution or a student, TIA provides comprehensive Education Law Services to meet your needs.

Contact Anthony Perich and his legal team today. Call 07 5535 3066 or email anthony@tia.com.au.

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