Education Act 1989

  • repealed
  • Education Act 1989: repealed, on 1 August 2020, by section 669(3)(b) of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).
31C Secretary may enter into agreement with provider group


A provider group may co-ordinate a secondary-tertiary programme, if the provider group has entered into a written agreement with the Secretary in relation to the programme.


The matters that an agreement under subsection (1) may provide for, in relation to a secondary-tertiary programme, may include (without limitation) any 1 or more of the following:


its organisation and operation:


its curriculum, courses, and any qualification resulting from it:


selection of students to participate in it:


clarification of responsibility for the welfare and educational performance of participating students:


pastoral care and career guidance for participating students:


its funding, and the responsibility of specific members of the provider group in relation to that funding:


the maximum number of students that may participate in it.


The Secretary and the provider group may agree at any time to cancel or vary an agreement under subsection (1).


The Secretary or the provider group may cancel an agreement under subsection (1) by giving at least 6 months’ notice in writing to the provider group or the Secretary (as the case may be).

Section 31C: inserted, on 21 December 2010, by section 10 of the Education Amendment Act (No 3) 2010 (2010 No 134).