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R. real. a university for the. world. June 2011 Asia Public Sector Linkage Program (PSLP) - Overview. A/Prof Melinda Shirley Assistant Dean, Teaching & Learning Col McCowan OAM Project Manager. Title. CRICOS No. 00213J. CRICOS No. 00213J. R. real. a university for the. world.

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R

real

a university for the

world

June 2011

Asia Public Sector Linkage Program (PSLP) - Overview

A/Prof Melinda Shirley Assistant Dean, Teaching & Learning

Col McCowan OAM Project Manager

Title

CRICOS No. 00213J

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QUT Faculty of Law

The QUT Faculty of Law was established in 1977 at the request of the law profession to provide a comprehensive and practical law course that would produce graduates with the skills to work in a challenging and changing environment, both nationally and internationally.

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QUT Faculty of Law

  • Largest law faculty in Australia comprising:

    • School of Law

    • School of Justice

    • Legal Practice Unit

    • Law and Justice Research Centre

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Faculty of Law

  • The Faculty of Law has:

    • 90 + full time academic staff

    • 3300 students across undergraduate, postgraduate coursework and postgraduate research courses

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Real World Law and Justice

  • Executive Dean is a former Commonwealth Attorney-General of Australia (and graduate of QUT Faculty of Law)

  • Flexible learning environment – e.g. online lectures, custom designed teaching software, cyber tutorials, online quizzes, chat rooms, pod casts.

  • Strong links with the law profession through sponsored:

    • national and international student mooting competitions

    • undergraduate and postgraduate student scholarships

    • work integrated learning that allows students to be either physically or virtually placed with employers, locally, nationally and internationally

    • interactive simulated legal practice through Legal Practice Unit

    • research

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Faculty of Law

  • Facilities

  • Leading edge, newly refurbished 80,000+ volume Clayton Utz Law Library

  • State-of-the-art Electronic Moot Court

  • 24 hour computing facility

  • City campus

  • Legal Practice Unit

  • Law and Justice Research Centre

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Moot Court in action

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Learning Environments

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Our Offerings

  • Bachelor of Laws

    • Four years full time

    • Five and a half years full time double degrees with Creative Industries, Business, Human Services, Science, Information Technology

    • Strong focus on practical skills

    • Suites of elective units that enable students to tailor their course to suit career paths

    • Lecturers from the law profession

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Our Offerings

  • International

  • Recognised for direct admission purposes in East Malaysia after completion of the QUT qualifying Diploma, Fiji and Papua New Guinea, and for admission in West Malaysia and India after completion of relevant local qualifying examinations

  • Assistant Dean serves as an external examiner to UiTM, Shah Alam, Malaysia

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Our Offerings

  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

    • Prepares Bachelor of Laws graduates for admission to practice as legal practitioners in a simulated law practice environment

    • Provides practical hands-on experience in a working environment

  • Bar Practice Course

    • Offered in collaboration with the Queensland Bar Council for admission to the Bar to practice as a Barrister

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Our Offerings

  • Bachelor of Justice

  • Three years full time

  • One year Honours

  • Multidisciplinary approach encompassing law, sociology, criminology, psychology, policing and philosophy

  • Recognised by Australian Federal Police and various security and intelligence agencies

  • Offered in Singapore in collaboration with the Singapore Police and Temasek Polytechnic (also Abu Adabi)

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    Law & Justice Research Centre

    • Established in 2006 as a focal point for all research and higher degree study in the Faculty. Programs of research include:

      • Intellectual Property, Knowledge, Culture & Economy

      • E-business and E-government

      • Health Law

      • Property & Environment

      • Criminal Justice

      • Commercial, Consumer & Credit Law

      • Human Rights & Governance

      • Scholarship of Higher Education and Learning in Law and Justice

    • Institute for Ethics, Governance & Law:

    • a joint initiative of QUT, the United Nations University and Griffith University, in association with the Australian National University.

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    AusAIDAsia Public Sector Linkage Program (PSLP)

    • between

      • Office of Attorney General OAG Bhutan

    • and

      • Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

    • “ Law and Justice Sector Support Program”

    • from June 2011 to June 2012, report due December 2012

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    Goal & Purpose

    • Goal

      • To improve the administration of justice in Bhutan

    • Purpose

      • To strengthen the capacity of OAG lawyers and support staff to carry out the mandate of

        • drafting and reviewing legislation,

        • prosecuting criminal offences, and

        • providing legal advice to government institutions

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    Objectives

    • Standardise procedures to initiate and develop legislation in consultation with other government institutions

    • Develop skills & knowledge to draft legislation, prosecute criminal offences, operate a legal centre and undertake broader roles within the legal framework in Bhutan

    • Prepare senior OAG staff for management and leadership roles

    • Facilitate the development of a legal resource centre

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    Outcomes

    • Legislative drafters use standardise procedures

    • OAG lawyers and support staff perform more effectively and in collaboration with other government institutions

    • Senior OAG staff are better able to manage staff, identify work priorities, provide strategic directions

    • OAG has planning capabilities, information and resources to develop a legal resource centre to provide research facilities for Bhutan

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    Outputs

    • Manuals

    • Guidelines for system-wide standard procedures for drafting / consulting on legislation

    • Staff gain key legal- related skills and processes

    • A future strategic planning framework

    • Senior OAG staff gain enhanced leadership

    • Action plans delivered in workshops are followed up

    • Evaluation report

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    Component 1: Inception Phase

    • Consultation and liaison with OAG to conduct a detailed needs analysis and schedule of activities and expectation management

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    Component 2: Intensive competency based training

    • Legislative drafting & statutory interpretation

    • Advocacy, pleadings, case management, prosecution skills

    • Evidence, constitutional law, alternative dispute resolution

    • Library admin, information management, data security, legal research

    • Collaborate on selection, train the trainers, follow up, Q&As, ..

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    Component 3: Leadership Program

    • For senior OAG staff

      • Leadership

      • Administrative and general management skills

      • Change management

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    Component 4: Virtual Learning

    • Online access to a purpose built QUT Wiki site for the project management

    • Online access to a purpose-built QUT Faculty of Law Blackboard Community site containing the relevant teaching and learning Units within it

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    Wiki Site

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    Blackboard Site

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    Component 5: Attachments / benchmarking

    • Study visits (5 attachments for 2 weeks for 2 participants each)

      • Legal aid, DPP, law societies, parliamentary council, court registries,....)

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    Component 6: Output workshop

    • For all participants

      • Review achievements

      • Develop ongoing action plans

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    Component 7: Monitoring & evaluation

    • Conduct program evaluation, 6 months after program ends

    • Assess outcomes against objectives

    • Use AusAID methodologies

    • Write a report

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    Key Contacts

    A/Prof Melinda Shirley Assistant Dean, Teaching & Learning

    [email protected]

    Col McCowan OAM Project Manager

    [email protected]

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