FIRST NATIONS PERFORMANCE CRITERIA IN THE NATIONAL STANDARD OF COMPETENCY FOR ARCHITECTS WEBINAR IS AVAILABLE!
Friday, 16 September 2022
If you have missed out on attending the AASA/AACA webinar on the new First Nations Performance Criteria in the 2021 National Standard of Competency for Architects on 9 September 2022, in that case, you can now view the webinar here!
University Providers will need to incorporate the 2021 NSCA into their programs from next year, which includes new and expanded areas of knowledge such as understanding and respecting the Country.
In this session, AACA CEO Kathlyn Loseby will provide an overview of the 2021 NSCA before handing it over to Dr Daniele Hromek (Budawang/Yuin), author of the 2021 NSCA Explanatory Notes, and AACA National Advisory Panellist Sarah Lynn Rees (Palawa). Daniele and Sarah will discuss the Seven First Nations PCs – covering the definitions and how they can be demonstrated, particularly to University Providers. The session will also feature a Q&A session moderated by AASA President Dr John Doyle.
This webinar will provide an excellent opportunity for University Providers to engage with the updated NSCA and gain valuable insights into course planning.
2021 NATIONAL STANDARD OF COMPETENCY FOR ARCHITECTS (ACTIVE from 2022)
Friday, 6 August 2021
The 2021 NSCA was released on the 1st July 2021 and is the result of the regular five-yearly review. It underpins all assessment processes, including the accreditation of architecture programs leading to registration as an architect in Australia.
The 2021 NSCA sets out a clear roadmap for the development and assessment of competency at key milestones over the course of a career in architecture – from graduation, through the registration process, to ongoing practice after registration. This is inclusive of a
range of practice models and career paths.
The 2021 NSCA has been developed through an 18-month process involving in-depth research and close engagement with stakeholders. The new NSCA will continue to provide the framework for the Architect Registration Board in every state and territory.
For more information see https://www.aaca.org.au/national-standard-of-competency-for-architects/
ARCHITECTURAL EDUCATION AND THE PROFESSION REPORT
Monday February 10, 2020
The AACA is pleased to announce the release of the Architectural Education and the Profession report [Dec 2019, 4MB PDF]. This comprehensive report is the result of an in-depth study across Australia and New Zealand supported by all stakeholders in the profession.
The AASA will look forward to working with the AACA and other stakeholders on a number of recommendations arising from this report.
MAJOR STUDY INTO ARCHITECTURAL EDUCATION AND THE PROFESSION
Friday November 9, 2018
A major study of Architectural Education and the Profession in Australia and New Zealand is being led by the AACA with the support of all architectural stakeholder organisations in Australia and New Zealand, including the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia.
This aim of the study is to help understand and identify ways to improve the experience of architecture students, graduates and academics, and, importantly, to support greater connections between schools of architecture and the architectural profession.
Read more at the AACA here.
Download the Project Plan here (PDF).