Education Amendment Act (No 3) 2010

5 New section 4E inserted
  • The following section is inserted after section 4D:

    4E Courses for foreign 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 foreign 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.