Dr Scott Dickson
Chief Executive Officer, Higher Education, Education Centre of Australia
Principal Executive Officer, ECA College of Health Sciences
Welcome to ECA Higher Education Institute Pty Ltd (ABN: 31627475790) trading as ECA College of Health Sciences (CHS)
CHS has enacted policies and put in place practices to ensure that we provide a collegial environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, protecting all staff and students regardless of gender, age, race, disability, orientation or ethnic background.
CHS is committed to making a contribution through its educational programs to ‘Closing the Gap’ by reducing disadvantages entrenched towards Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with respect to life expectancy, child mortality, access to early childhood education, educational achievement, and employment outcomes. To achieve this commitment, CHS will align its activities to the five dimensions of reconciliation developed by Reconciliation Australia regarding: race relations, equality and equity, unity, institutional integrity, and historical acceptance. CHS is committed to make their educational programs accessible to the Australian Indigenous community in order to contribute to:
CHS is aware that the best means of dealing with entrenched attitudes towards people with disability is through education and promotion of exemplary conduct that can lead to greater social cohesion within the College community. CHS is committed to making reasonable adjustments to meet the needs of students and staff with disability. CHS promotes an environment that values diversity and inclusiveness. CHS is committed to attending to the needs of individual students with disability in terms of facilitating their participation in the CHS’s workplace, educational programs and events as far as practicable
CHS recognises and celebrates diversity including supporting LGBTIQ + Inclusion community.
Ally Network – The Ally network comprises staff and students to develop, plan and create action plans to support the LGBTIQ+ community and engage in social events
CHS will celebrate cultural diversity through a range of events and activities, including:
Educational disadvantage is a reality faced by many Indigenous students and also from low socioeconomic backgrounds. CHS is committed to making a contribution to this group by:
We take allegations of assault, bullying, harassment and discrimination very seriously. If you have been assaulted, threatened, harassed or discriminated because of your race, age, religion, sexuality, age, disability or gender identify, please follow the Student Complaints Procedure.
For any incidents involving sexual harassment, please report the Incident online immediately.
Please Note: Your first point of contact for any advice on this matter is the CHS Student Welfare and Engagement Officer.
The Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) has approved CHS as a registered Institute of Higher Education and accredited its courses.
TEQSA Provider Number: PRV: 14334.
TEQSA Provider Category: Institute of Higher Education