Accreditation Terms and Conditions - Online

Terms and Conditions for Applicants and Applicant Schools
registering for an ONLINE
Accreditation Course for Teachers in Ethnic Schools
Commencing on or after 1/5/2020

  • The Ethnic Schools Association of SA Inc (ESASA) is responsible for all aspects of this course.

  • Bookings will be acknowledged on the screen at the end of the booking process. The authorised Ethnic School Administrator will be advised when final event reminders are sent.

  • Applicants must have recorded on their online profile a current DHS Working with Children Check and a current attendance certificate for Child Safe Environments Training. If these conditions are not met, registrations may be cancelled and the applicant advised.

  • The cost for the course will be notified on the booking portal and will be invoiced to the applicant’s ethnic school.

  • Courses will have a maximum enrolment of 20 participants but may be cancelled if less than 15 participants are confirmed. If applications fall below 15 participants, applicant schools and applicants will be notified and offered a subsequent course.

  • Applicant ethnic schools and applicants acknowledge that:

    • the applicant’s ethnic school will be required to pay a $100 penalty if the applicant withdraws from a course later than 7 days prior to the first scheduled session or fails to attend the first session of that course.

    • penalties for late notice of withdrawal or non-attendance may be waived at ESASA’s absolute discretion and in doing so ESASA may require the applicant’s ethnic school or the applicant to provide additional documentation to confirm reasons for the late withdrawal or non-attendance.

  • While all efforts are made to ensure courses go ahead as scheduled, ESASA reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training courses without penalty to applicants or applicant’s schools.

  • Places approved on courses are not transferrable to other applicants.

  • At no time shall ESASA be responsible for any damages, costs, losses or expenses suffered or incurred by participants in connection with any courses which are either rescheduled or cancelled.

  • All sessions will be conducted ONLINE.
    For all sessions, applicants will be required to have access to:

    • A desktop or laptop computer with operating web camera and microphone

    • Printer

  • Applicants must be proficient in English speaking and writing skills to enrol in this course.

  • Applicants must join all sessions ON TIME. Late arrival may mean that the applicant is excluded for that session.

  • Children must not be present during sessions.

  • In all ONLINE sessions, background noise must be minimised.

  • If applicants have personal responsibilities (e.g. prayer or medical responsibilities), these should be negotiated with the course presenter to the presenter’s satisfaction. Failure to do so may mean that the applicant will need to attend one or more sessions of the course again.

  • As an indication, online sessions will operate as follows:
    1. 6:30pm to 7:00pm – ONLINE explanation of the course work for that week.
    2. 7:00pm to 7:30pm – presenter available online for applicants questions3
    3. After that time presenter available for messaging questions
    4.Submit weekly assignments for presenter to assess and comment:

    • BY NO LATER THAN 9:00am the Thursday morning following the session – for Monday evening courses

    • BY NO LATER THAN 9:00am the Monday morning following the session – for Thursday evening courses

Details will be provided regarding software downloads and set up that will be required prior to the course commencing.

  • Applicants who do not attend the first scheduled evening for their course will be automatically excluded from the remainder of that course.

  • Applicants, who miss any subsequent sessions (or parts of sessions) of the course must attend (make-up) those sessions during a future course.

  • The requirements for completion of this course are:
    (1) Attendance during all ONLINE course sessions – as outlined in the course documentation
    (2) Submission of all weekly assignments requested for completion during ONLINE course sessions
    (3) Attendance at a classroom observation approved by ESASA (refer course documentation)
    (4) Submission of a written assignment relating to the classroom observation (refer course documentation)

Once all course requirements have been met, ESASA will provide written confirmation and the applicant will be invited to receive their certificate at the next graduation ceremony.

  • ESASA reserves the right at any time to review and revise these terms and conditions and introduce other terms and conditions that it deems reasonable.

  • The term applicant and participant will be taken to mean the same individual.

  • Privacy Disclaimer

  • The applicant and the authorised Ethnic School Administrator acknowledge that ESASA respects the privacy of information collected. The information collected is to assist ESASA to process the application. By completing the application form, the signatories have consented to this information being collected. The intended recipients of this information are the ethnic school, The Ethnic Schools Association of South Australia Inc. and for interaction with the Government of South Australia who provide funding to ethnic schools. The information collected will not be released for any form of commercial gain and will be maintained in a secure location as per the requirements of the Privacy Act. You have the right to access and alter personal information concerning the applicant and their school in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 and ESASA’s records management policy. The contact information of the applicant will not be shared publicly.