Tranche 1

Tranche 1 Course Consultation

Each course in Tranche 1 will have four formal points of consultation for interested stakeholders between September 2020 and June 2021.


Critical Friends – appointed November 2020

The role of a Critical Friend:

  • a critical friend is defined as “a trusted colleague within the teaching profession who questions and challenges, provides data to be examined through another lens, and offers critique of a course in its development; and
  • is to extend, question thinking and to offer alternatives and support the work of Curriculum Leaders (CL) in course development processes.

For more information on the role of a Critical Friend please read this document.


Course Sponsorship – appointed November 2020

The purpose of sponsorship is to:

  • ensure and demonstrate the viability and relevance of proposed courses; and
  • provide opportunities for schools and industry partners to engage directly in the course development and implementation process.

For more information on the role of sponsorship in course development please read this document.