Budget 2011 factsheets

These factsheets provide more information about the early childhood, schooling, special education and tertiary initiatives announced in Budget 2011.

In this section

Equity Funding
Information about the changes to Equity Funding

ECE for families in most need
Information about how the Government is improving participation in quality ECE by Māori and Pasifika children, and children from lower socioeconomic status backgrounds

Investment in early childhood education
Information about the funding changes to early childhood education

School Transport Review implementation
Information about how the Government is implementing the recommendations of the 2009/10 review of school transport

Board of trustees training
Information about training to strengthen the professional development delivered to school boards across three main areas

Facilitate school leaders’ networks
Information about funding to support establishing cross-school networks to facilitate knowledge-sharing and best practice to support schools to effectively embed the National Standards and Youth Guarantee

Increased support for Alternative Education
Information on increased funding for Alternative Education

Operations grant increase
Information about the targeted increase to certain components of schools’ operational funding

National Standards consistency framework development
Information about development of a framework to help teachers be consistent in how they moderate students’ work in relation to the National Standards

Information and communication technology – Network for Learning
Information about supporting ultra-fast broadband in schools

Student support
Information about changes to the student loan scheme

Trades academies and service academies
Information about increasing the numbers of trades academies and service academies

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