Otago Polytechnic

Our policies and procedures apply to all programmes and courses at Otago Polytechnic Te Kura Matatini ki Otago and are part of the organisation's Quality Management System (QMS).

Our policies and procedures provide staff, learners, and visitors to Otago Polytechnic with clear and current policies, procedures and guidance for the management and administration of schools/colleges and support services within an institutional context of devolved authority and responsibility.

All published policies and procedures are relevant and in effect until such time as they are reviewed and replaced. The policy review schedule allows for annual review of Council, Financial, and Fees policies and for all others up to a maximum of every three years.

Policies are currently numbered under Council (CPxxxx) Academic (APxxxx) and Management (MPxxxx) types with classification within these three types divided into the Baldrige Performance Excellence Framework areas of: Leadership / Strategy / Customers / Measurement, analysis, and knowledge management / Workforce / Operations / Results. 

To assist in your search for the relevant policy, the policies have been grouped and published under the themes below.

Quality Assurance

Curriculum Development

AP0115 Document Control (under merge review)

AP0209 Referencing Styles (under merge review)

AP0211 Programme Development (under merge review)

AP0712 Course Material Footer (under merge review)


AP0100 Place of Academic Manual in Quality Management System (unavailable pending review)

AP0101 Academic Board

AP0101a Academic Board_SOP001

AP0900 Assessment (under merge review)

AP0910 Assessment Committee (under merge review)

Self-assessment and Review

AP0700 Surveys and Course Evaluations

AP0707 Monitoring of Degree and Postgraduate Qualifications

AP0908 Moderation of Assessment (under merge review)

AP1201 Self Assessment and Internal Evaluation

Guidelines for Academic Performance Measures