Supplementary Order Paper No 109

No 109

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Education Amendment Bill

Proposed amendment

Erica Stanford, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

Clause 18

In clause 18, after new clause 12A (page 9, after line 8), insert:

12AB Transitional arrangements for funding of specified partnership school kura hourua

The funding arrangements that existed under the terms of the contract of a specified partnership school kura hourua that is, or is to be, replaced by a specified State school must be carried over to that specified State school for up to 5 years.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Education Amendment Bill.

The intent of this amendment is to ease the transition for partnership schools kura hourua moving to specified State schools, in order for them to continue to offer the appropriate flexibility to cater for high-need students, such as smaller class sizes; subsidies for transport, uniforms or lunches; and specialist staff.