Supplementary Order Paper No 304

Clause 4

In clause 4, new section 1A(2), delete paragraph (b) (page 13, line 17).

In clause 4, new section 1A(3), replace paragraph (a) (page 13, lines 24 and 25) with:

(a)

to provide learning experiences that support children and young people to reach their potential and a system that aims to achieve equitable outcomes for all; and

In clause 4, new section 1A(3)(b), replace subparagraphs (i) to (iv) (page 13, lines 28 to 33) with:

(i)

resilience, determination, confidence, creative and critical thinking, and to become lifelong learners:

(ii)

strong social skills and the ability to form positive relationships with others:

(iii)

active participation in community life, fulfilment of civic and social responsibilities, and contribution to building a strong and just New Zealand, socially, culturally, economically, and environmentally:

(iv)

promoting the development of the knowledge, values, and skills to enable students to succeed in further education and live full satisfying lives, both personally and in the world of work; and

In clause 4, new section 1A(3)(c), replace subparagraph (i) with:

(i)

to instil an appreciation of the importance of an inclusive society where all people are valued and are supported to participate in ways that honour and value diversity:

In clause 4, new section 1A, after subsection (4) (page 14, after line 8), insert:

(4A)

Consultation under subsection (4) must include consultation with—

(a)

children; and

(b)

national representative organisations of teachers; and

(c)

national representative organisations of principals; and

(d)

national representative organisations of school boards of trustees; and

(e)

national representative organisations of early childhood services; and

(f)

national representative organisations of parents.

In clause 4, new section 1A, after subsection (5) (page 14, after line 13), insert:

(5A)

A minor change under subsection (5) is limited to a technical, short, and uncontroversial amendment that does not change or extend policy of the statement of National Education and Learning Priorities.

In clause 4, new section 1A, replace subsection (6) (page 14, after line 17) with:

(6)

A statement issued under this section is a legislative instrument and is a disallowable instrument for the purposes of the Legislation Act 2012, and has to be presented to the House of Representatives under section 41 of that Act.