Education (Tertiary Reforms) Amendment Act 2007

7 New section 159AA substituted
  • Section 159AA is repealed and the following section substituted:

    159AA Tertiary education strategy
    • (1) The Minister must, from time to time, issue a tertiary education strategy that sets out—

      • (a) the Government's long-term strategic direction for tertiary education; and

      • (b) the Government's current and medium-term priorities for tertiary education.

      (2) The part of the tertiary education strategy that sets out the Government's long-term strategic direction for tertiary education must address the following:

      • (a) economic goals:

      • (b) social goals:

      • (c) environmental goals:

      • (d) the development aspirations of Maori and other population groups.

      (3) Before issuing a tertiary education strategy, the Minister must consult with—

      • (a) those stakeholders in the tertiary education sector that he or she considers ought to be consulted; and

      • (b) the Commission.

      (4) As soon as practicable after issuing a tertiary education strategy, the Minister must give public notice of it.