Education Standards Act 2001

  • This version includes a correction to section 69(2) made under section 25(j)(iii) and 25(j)(iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.

School planning and reporting

12 National education guidelines

(1)

Section 60A(1) of the principal Act is amended by repealing paragraph (a), and substituting the following paragraph:

(a)

national education goals, which are—

(i)

statements of desirable achievements by the school system, or by an element of the school system; and

(ii)

statements of government policy objectives for the school system:

(2)

Section 60A(1) of the principal Act is amended by repealing paragraph (c), and substituting the following paragraph:

(c)

national administration guidelines, which are guidelines relating to school administration and which may (without limitation)—

(i)

set out statements of desirable codes or principles of conduct or administration for specified kinds or descriptions of person or body:

(ii)

set out requirements relating to planning and reporting including—

(A)

scope and content areas, where appropriate:

(B)

the timeframe for the annual update of the school charter:

(C)

broad requirements relating to schools’ consultation with parents, staff, school proprietors (in the case of integrated schools) and school communities, and the broad requirements to ensure that Boards take all reasonable steps to discover and consider the views and concerns of Maori communities living in the geographical area the school serves, in the development of a school charter:

(D)

variations from the framework for school planning and reporting for certain schools or classes of schools, based on school performance:

(iii)

communicate the Government’s policy objectives:

(iv)

set out transitional provisions for the purposes of national administration guidelines.