Assessment (including Examination) Rules for Schools with Consent to Assess 2016 (EXPIRED)

6.6 Breaches of the Rules - Internal Assessment

  1. Each School must have a written procedure for dealing with reported breaches of its rules relating to internal assessment.
  2. Schools must have procedures to investigate any conduct by Candidates in internal assessment similar to those outlined in the Breaches of the Rules – External Assessment.
  3. The Principal’s Nominee must investigate any report of a possible breach of the rules by a Candidate in an internal assessment in accordance with the School’s written procedure.
  4. The Principal’s Nominee must allow the Candidate an opportunity to provide an explanation and will decide on any disciplinary action to be taken in accordance with the School’s written procedures, if the explanation does not satisfy the Principal’s Nominee that a breach did not occur.
  5. Where a Candidate has been found to have breached the rules whether knowingly, fraudulently or unwittingly, and the breach undermines the credibility of the assessment, the School must report a “Not Achieved” for the assessment standard.
  6. Candidates have the right to an appeal to a designated person in a School, of any decision made relating to any possible breach of the rules under the School’s documented appeal process.
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