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  • repealed
  • Education Act 1989: repealed, on 1 August 2020, by section 669(3)(b) of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).
248B Standard-setting bodies


An approved standard-setting body includes—


a workforce development council established under section 479; and


the Ministry of Education; and


the Authority; and


any other body approved by the Authority under subsection (3).


A body may apply, in accordance with the rules, to the Authority for approval as a standard-setting body.


In deciding whether to approve a standard-setting body, the Authority must apply the criteria set out in the rules, and must be satisfied that the applicant is able to—


draft standards that meet the requirements in the rules; and


manage consistency across New Zealand in learning outcomes in the relevant subject areas; and


carry out national moderation of assessment of students.

Section 248B: inserted, on 30 August 2011, by section 38 of the Education Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 66).

Section 248B(1)(a): replaced, on 1 April 2020, by section 57 of the Education (Vocational Education and Training Reform) Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 1).