4E Courses for international students

(1)

The board of a State school or the managers of a school registered under section 35A must not establish, or permit any student to enrol or continue to be enrolled in, any class, course, or programme, intended exclusively or mainly for international students, unless the class, course, or programme is for the time being approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.

(2)

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority must not approve a class, course, or programme under subsection (1) unless satisfied on reasonable grounds that—

(a)

the school has or will have adequate staff, equipment, and premises to provide it; and

(b)

the standard of instruction provided in it will be no lower than the standard that would be expected in any similar class, course, or programme for domestic students.

Section 4E: inserted, on 21 December 2010, by section 5 of the Education Amendment Act (No 3) 2010 (2010 No 134).

Section 4E heading: amended, on 30 August 2011, by section 11(1) of the Education Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 66).

Section 4E(1): amended, on 30 August 2011, by section 11(2) of the Education Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 66).