Education Amendment Act 2011

Education Amendment Act 2011

Public Act2011 No 66
Date of assent29 August 2011
Commencementsee section 2

Contents

1  Title

2  Commencement

3  Principal Act amended

Part 1
Amendments to Education Act 1989

Amendments to Part 1 of principal Act

4  Interpretation

5  Right to free primary and secondary education

6  Enrolment of foreign students

7  Certain foreign students may enrol at State schools as of right

8  Fees for foreign students

9  Minister may exempt certain foreign students from payment of fees

10  Boards to reimburse the Crown for expenditure in respect of foreign students

11  Courses for foreign students

12  Right of reconsideration

Amendments to Part 3 of principal Act

13  New Zealand citizens and residents between 6 and 16 to go to school

14  Foreign students and secondary-tertiary programmes

Amendments to Part 7 of principal Act

15  Interpretation

16  Object of provisions relating to tertiary education

Amendments to Part 13 of principal Act

17  Interpretation

18  Importance of tertiary education strategy

19  Ministry may hold and disseminate information

Amendments to Part 15 of principal Act

20  Powers of institutions

21  Effect of disestablishment

Amendments to Part 16 of principal Act

22  Heading to Part 16 amended

23  Courses

24  New section 224 substituted

25  Records relating to students

26  Disclosure of enrolment information by institutions

27  Offences concerning information requests

28  Fees for domestic students

29  New section 227A inserted

30  Fees for foreign students

31  Tertiary institutions to give prospective students information about fees

New Part 18 of principal Act substituted

32  New Part 18 substituted

Interpretation

Programmes and training schemes in which international students enrolled

Applications for registration

Determination of application

Conditions and other requirements of registration

Cancellation and lapse of registration

Fees for domestic students

Information that must be given to prospective students

Protection of student fees

Information sharing with other government departments

Student records

Amendments to Part 18A of principal Act

33  Interpretation

34  New section 238EA inserted

35  Code

36  Export education levy

Amendments to Part 19 of principal Act

37  Functions of Committee

New Part 20 of principal Act substituted

38  New Part 20 substituted

Interpretation

Functions of Qualifications Authority

New Zealand Qualifications Framework

Directory of Assessment Standards

Approval of programmes

Accreditation to provide approved programmes

Training schemes and consents to assess against standards

Consent to assess against standards

Rules

Functions and powers of Authority in relation to universities

Granting of awards

Use of certain terms in name of registered establishment

Fees

Enforcement powers of Authority

Research

Provisions relating to continuation, constitution, and operation of New Zealand Qualifications Authority

New Part 21 of principal Act inserted

39  New Part 21 inserted

Amendments to Part 22 of principal Act

40  Heading to Part 22 substituted

41  Career Services is service for purposes of this Part

Amendments to Part 24 of principal Act

42  New sections 292 to 292H substituted

Part 2
Transitional arrangements and amendments to other enactments

Transitional provisions

43  Qualifications and standards existing before commencement of this Act

44  Policies and criteria under former section 253 and rules under former section 265

45  Course approvals, accreditations, consents, etc

Transitional provisions relating to private training establishments

46  Transitional arrangements for private training establishments

Amendments to other enactments

47  Amendment to Crown Entities Act 2004

48  Government Superannuation Fund Act 1956

49  Amendment to Ombudsmen Act 1975

50  New Zealand Council for Educational Research (Electoral College) Order 2009

Revocation

51  Education (Change of Name of Education Entities) Order 2000 revoked

Legislative history


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: