Special Report on Online Legal Education in Australia

26 Pages Posted: 18 Nov 2021

Date Written: October 28, 2021


This report considers the state of online legal education in Australia pre-, during and post-pandemic. The paper reviews the adoption of online legal education by the numerous law faculties in Australia, the regulatory environment, and the future prospects for online legal education. It evaluates the advantages and disadvantages as viewed in the Australian context, and concludes that blended learning and delivery is the principal means by which the potential of online has been realised in the legal education sector in Australia.

Keywords: Legal education; online education; pedagogy; regulation of education; law faculties; pandemic and legal education; COVID 19 and legal education.

JEL Classification: K10 K30

Suggested Citation

van Caenegem, William Albert and Mundy, Trish, Special Report on Online Legal Education in Australia (October 28, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3951659 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3951659

William Albert Van Caenegem (Contact Author)

Bond University ( email )

Gold Coast, QLD 4229

Trish Mundy

University of Wollongong ( email )

Northfields Avenue
Wollongong, New South Wales 2522

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