Learn more about Griffith University's strategic directions in learning and teaching

There are a number of plans which underpin Griffith University's strategic directions in learning and teaching. The University's Academic Plan is supported by a related suite of key, complementary planning documents including the Retention Operational Plan and Employability Action Plan.

Griffith has also developed an evidence-informed Learning and Teaching Framework which provides the basis for the Course and Program Design Standards to inform the choice, design and alignment of learning outcomes, learning activities and assessment tasks, as well as our digital and physical learning environment.

These plans and frameworks are available to download below.

Learning and teaching plans

Academic Plan

A remarkable student experience

This Plan seeks to develop an innovative, student-centred learning and teaching culture by setting out strategies that recognise how technology can enhance students’ experiences both within and outside the classroom. The Plan acknowledges the imperative to engage with industry and to put in place opportunities for students to develop the skills to succeed in the future world of work

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Retention Operational Plan

Foundations for success

Griffith is an innovative university with a deep commitment to social justice, equity and inclusion. This Retention Operational Plan aims to ensure every student has an exceptional experience, completes their studies and is well prepared for the world of work.

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Employability Action Plan

purpose-driven — future-capable — engaged & connected

The Employability Action Plan is underpinned by a deep commitment to the achievement of both short-term graduate outcomes, and concurrently fostering learners’ capacities to live and work productively and meaningfully in an increasingly complex society, including social and cultural engagement and capability.

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Learning and teaching frameworks and design standards

Griffith Learning and Teaching Framework

Designing for success

Griffith University has developed an evidence-informed Learning and Teaching Framework designed to facilitate the learning and success of our students and graduates and underpin the ongoing transformation of our learning and teaching practice.

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Program Design Standards

Designing for success

The Program Design Standards translate the Griffith Learning and Teaching Framework at the program level. We will use these standards to support staff in the process of reviewing and refreshing existing Programs and developing and designing new Programs.

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Course Design Standards

Designing for success

Course Standards provide student-centred experiences for each learning and teaching principle in the Griffith Learning and Teaching Framework. These are elaborated through descriptions of Exemplar Practices (activities that support each standard).

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Griffith Learning and Teaching Capabilities Framework

Practice values, capabilities and lifecycle

The Griffith Learning and Teaching Capabilities Framework makes explicit the individual capabilities underpinning our roles in learning and teaching. Within the Framework, a capability is defined as an individual’s ability to apply specific knowledges, skills and/or values to their learning and teaching practice.

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