Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 Regulatory Impact Statements

A number of amendments in the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 required a Regulatory Impact Statement to be prepared.

The Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 amends the Education Act 1989 (the Act) to make the achievement and learning of children and young people central to the early childhood education and compulsory schooling Parts of the Act.

Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017

Regulatory Impact Statements

A number of changes proposed to the Act required the preparation of a Regulatory Impact Statemement.

Eliminating seclusion in schools, early childhood education services and ngā kōhanga reo, and ensuring appropriate use of physical restraint in schools

Eliminating seclusion in schools, early childhood education services and ngā kōhanga reo [PDF, 179 KB]

Establishing enduring goals for education for children and young people aged 0-18

This Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) provides an analysis of options for establishing an enduring strategic direction for early childhood services and schools.

Establishing enduring goals for education for children and young people aged 0-18 [PDF, 206 KB]

Establishing a mechanism for government to set out its medium-term priorities for early childhood education and schooling

This Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) looks at options for developing a mechanism for government to set out its medium-term priorities for early childhood education and schooling.

Establishing a mechanism for government to set out its medium-term priorities for early childhood education and schooling [PDF, 226 KB]

Clarifying boards of trustees’ roles and responsibilities

This Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) provides an assessment of possible options to clarify school boards of trustees’ roles and responsibilities.

Clarifying boards of trustees’ roles and responsibilities [PDF, 244 KB]

Improving planning and reporting for schools

This Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) provides an analysis of options to address systemic issues with the current planning and reporting framework that make the framework not fit for the range of purposes it fulfils.

Improving planning and reporting for schools [PDF, 262 KB]

Changes to enable schools to implement cohort entry arrangements for children first starting school

This Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) provides an analysis of options to enable schools to implement cohort entry arrangements for children first starting school.

Changes to enable schools to implement cohort entry arrangements for children first starting school [PDF, 316 KB]

Strengthening Collaborative Governance

This Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) provides analysis of options designed for schools and Communities of Learning to have effective collaborative arrangements at a governance level.

Strengthening Collaborative Governance [PDF, 241 KB]

Better supporting schools in difficulty

This Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) provides analysis on a range of options to improve school performance by providing earlier and more graduated intervention options for schools that are experiencing difficulty or performance issues, but which cannot or will not take the necessary steps to improve.

Better supporting schools in difficulty [PDF, 223 KB]

Compulsory attendance for 5-year-olds once enrolled

This Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) provides an analysis of options to ensure children under the age of 6 attend school consistently from the time they first enrol.

Compulsory attendance for 5-year-olds once enrolled [PDF, 201 KB]

Better management of education provision

This Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) provides an analysis of options to improve the management of education provision.

Better management of education provision [PDF, 201 KB]

Improving the way enrolment schemes are managed

This Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) looks at options for improving the way enrolment schemes are managed.

Improving the way enrolment schemes are managed [PDF, 247 KB]

Creation of a new specialist body to consider complaints regarding teachers’ professional competence

This Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) analyses options to deal with teacher competence complaints effectively, appropriately and within a timely manner, while enabling the governing board of the Education Council to spend more time on the full range of their statutory responsibilities.

Creation of a new specialist body to consider complaints regarding teachers’ professional competence [PDF, 283 KB]

Establishing a regulatory framework for online learning

This Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) provides an analysis of options to create a modern regulatory framework for online learning that would enable more providers to offer online learning, and enable students to more readily participate in online learning as well as, or instead of, participating in face-to-face schooling.

Establishing a regulatory framework for online learning [PDF, 5.3 MB]

Implementing property funding changes and changes to regulatory settings for state-integrated schools

This Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) provides an analysis of regulatory and non-regulatory options to implement proposed changes to property funding, and options for changes to regulatory settings for State integrated schools.

Implementing property funding changes and changes to regulatory settings for state-integrated schools [PDF, 5 MB]

Options for improving the careers information service

This Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) provides an analysis of options for improving careers services.

Options for improving the careers information service [PDF, 253 KB]

Request a copy of a statement

If you would like a copy of any of these Regulatory Impact Statements email:

enquiries.national@education.govt.nz

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