Our Education Philosophy
Our education philosophy can best be described by our vision and mission statements and the various principles we uphold in teaching and learning, research and scholarship, and engagement with the profession and community.
An institutional bridge between academic knowledge and professional practice, devoted to developing lawyers who will uphold the rule of law and apply its precepts ethically and skilfully.
This vision brings together a spirit of free intellectual enquiry and a sense of practical discipline in the application of the law, in order to serve:
- the interests of justice
- the efficient conduct of business, and
- the rights of individuals before the law.
To meet the learning needs of the practising legal profession for high standards and practical currency of legal knowledge, skill and ethics.
This mission is based on continuous improvement systems and culture, as a means of strengthening the College’s:
Working together to inspire professionalism, we value:
- the learning needs of legal professionals as the main focus of our work
- our College community as a source of professional support and teamwork
- a professional approach to practical business realities in our sector of work.
The College promotes a scholarship based on the practical application of the law with the objective to be consistently at the forefront in the delivery of legal services to the community. More
The College supports teaching and learning which prepares new entrants to the legal profession, meets the needs of practising lawyers, and provides quality, career enhancing learning experiences for all participants in all programs. More
The College actively contributes to the intellectual life of the legal profession and the community by engaging in a range of activities beyond core teaching and scholarship activities. More
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