Education Amendment Act 2015

26 Section 238F amended (Code)

(1)

After section 238F(1), insert:

(1A)

The purpose of the code is to support the Government’s objectives for international education by—

(a)

requiring providers to take all reasonable steps to protect international students; and

(b)

ensuring, so far as is possible, that international students have in New Zealand a positive experience that supports their educational achievement.

(1B)

The scope of the code is to prescribe, alongside other quality assurance prescribed by this Act,—

(a)

outcomes sought from providers for their international students; and

(b)

key processes required of providers to support the well-being, achievement, and rights of international students.

(2)

In section 238F(2), replace “subsection (1)” with “subsections (1) to (1B)”.

(4)

Replace section 238F(5) with:

(5)

The code is a legislative instrument and a disallowable instrument for the purposes of the Legislation Act 2012 and must be presented to the House of Representatives under section 41 of that Act.