Nominated By: David Woodhouse
Nominee Application Form: Part A
Title: Ms.
Family Names(s): Harris
Mailing Address: Planning and Institutional Performance Unit
David Myers Building Room C329
La Trobe University
VIC 3086
Country: Australia
Office Telephone: +61 3 9479 2103
Office Fax: +61 3 9479 1891
Nationality/Citizenship: New Zealand and Australian
Gender: Female
Date of Birth: no date set
Current Position: Director â?? Planning and Institutional Performance Unit
Current Employer: La Trobe University
Please indicate your fluency levels in various languages (Comma Separated)
Fluent in Reading: English
Fluent in Writing: English
Fluent in Speaking: English
Academic Qualifications and Training
1. Degree, Institution, Year Completed: Master of Arts,University of Canterbury,1994
2. Degree, Institution, Year Completed: Bachelor of Arts,University of Canterbury,1990
Nominee Application Form: Part B
  • Institutional quality assurance reviews / audits
  • Program reviews / accreditations
  • General QA consultancy
  • Training of experts/external reviewers
  • Internal QA of institutions
  • Self study guidance to institutions
  • External review of institutions
  • Quality Indicators and benchmarks
  • Institutional assessment
  • Institutional quality audits
  • QA of cross border offerings
  • Student feedback and surveys
Examples of Experience: National & International Consultations / Audit / Review
1. Brief Description: Director, Centre for Higher Education Quality
Institution/City/Country: Monash University
Date: 2005-2008
Type of Experience:
  • Consultancy
  • Institutional Audit / Assessment
  • Programme Review / Accreditation
2. Brief Description: AUQA Audit Director
Institution/City/Country: Australian Universities Quality Agency
Date: 2002-2005
Type of Experience:
  • Consultancy
  • Institutional Audit / Assessment
3. Brief Description: Director, New Zealand Academic Audit Unit
Institution/City/Country: Wellington, New Zealand
Date: 1999-2002
Type of Experience:
  • Consultancy
  • Institutional Audit / Assessment
4. Brief Description: Register of Auditors for South African Higher Education Quality Council and AUQA
Institution/City/Country: South Africa and Australia
Date: Now
Type of Experience:
  • Consultancy
  • Institutional Audit / Assessment
Nominee Application Form: Part C
Please write a professional profile of 500 words.
Professional Summary Description: Robyn Harris joined Victoria University as Director â?? Governance, Policy and Planning Services (GPPS) in March 2008. She is responsible for leadership and management of the Division which incorporates the Quality, Information and Planning Branch and Governance and Policy Branch. GPPS sits within the portfolio of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Institutional Services).

Prior to joining VU, Robyn was Director of the Centre for Higher Education Quality (CHEQ) at Monash University. CHEQ was responsible for leading and advising quality assurance and improvement activities across all activities and locations of Monash. Robyn was an Audit Director for the Australian Universities Quality Agency (AUQA) from 2002-2005, where she was involved in the development of AUQA systems and policies and in eight Cycle 1 university audits. Prior to joining AUQA, Robyn was Acting Director and before that Audit Director in the New Zealand Universities Academic Audit Unit (Te Wāhanga Tātari). Robyn has extensive experience of undertaking quality audits internationally including in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Vietnam and the Peopleâ??s Republic of China and has led consultancies on the development of institutional quality systems and external quality audit in Fiji, New Zealand and Hong Kong. She has worked extensively also in Malaysia, Singapore and South Africa.

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