Education and Training Act 2020

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438 Standard-setting bodies

(1)

An approved standard-setting body includes—

(a)

a workforce development council established in accordance with section 363; and

(b)

the Ministry; and

(c)

NZQA; and

(d)

any other body approved by NZQA under subsection (3).

(2)

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

(3)

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

(a)

draft standards that meet the requirements in the rules; and

(b)

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

(c)

carry out national moderation of assessment of students; and

(d)

develop and maintain national curricula for qualifications for which the standard-setting body is responsible.

Compare: 1989 No 80 s 248B

Section 438(3)(d): inserted, on 1 August 2022, by section 28 of the Education and Training Amendment Act 2022 (2022 No 38).