Vision, Purpose and Objectives
To be community educators, for industry, work and life.
Our objectives, as set out in the Education and Training Reform Act (2006) and in the constitutions of BHI and CAE, can be summarised as performing our functions for the public benefit through education delivery, building community capacity and enriching the lives of young people and adults through lifelong learning.
We value professionalism, loyalty, integrity, courage, teamwork and innovation as an education institution and as an employer.
Objectives under the Act and our Constitution
Education and Training Reform Act 2006 – SECT 3.1.12A
The objectives of a TAFE institute are
(a) to perform its functions for the public benefit by
(i) operating its businesses, delivering educational services and utilising assets that it manages on the State’s behalf as efficiently as possible; and
(ii) ensuring that it is sustainable in the medium to long term; and
(iii) ensuring that its procedures, policies and practices are consistent with prudent commercial practice; and
(iv) endeavouring to maximise its contribution to the economy and wellbeing of the communities and industries served by the institute and the State as a whole; and
(b) to facilitate student learning, knowledge acquisition, skills for employment and vocational education and training through excellent teaching, innovation and educational leadership that delivers quality outcomes; and
(c) to collaborate as part of a strong public training provider network which is mutually and commercially beneficial to enable the institute to offer or provide educational services that meet the needs of industry partners and communities, including persons and groups that have particular education needs; and
(d) any other objective set out in an Order in Council or Ministerial Order made under section 3.1.11 relating to the institute.
Box Hill Institute Constitution
The Constitution of the Box Hill Institute and the Centre for Adult Education Order 2013, under sections 3.1.11, 3.1.26AA and 3.3.28 of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006, Division 2, number 7.
Objectives of the Institute
In addition to the objectives set out in section 3.1.12A of the Act, the objectives of the Institute include
(a) to facilitate higher education through excellent teaching, innovation and educational leadership that delivers quality outcomes; and
(b) to provide global education including tertiary education and consultancy services for employment, workforce development and industry productivity delivering employment outcomes, improved productivity, and enterprise business success; and
(c) to build community capacity and enrich the lives of young people and adults through lifelong learning and personal development delivering economic development within communities, social inclusion, and adult personal learning and development.