The National Education Guidelines (NEGs)
There are 5 components to the National Education Guidelines - National Education Goals, foundation curriculum policy statements, national curriculum statements, National Standards and National Administration Guidelines (NAGs).
- National Education Goals that establish a common direction for state education
- Foundation Curriculum Policy Statements, which are statements of policy concerning teaching, learning, and assessment that are made for the purposes of underpinning and giving direction to -
- The way in which curriculum and assessment responsibilities are to be managed in schools:
- National curriculum statements and locally developed curriculum:
- set out statements of desirable codes or principles of conduct or administration for specified kinds or descriptions of person or body, including guidelines for the purposes of section 61
- set out requirements relating to planning and reporting including -
communicating the Government's policy objectives
- set out transitional provisions for the purposes of national administration guidelines.
- - section 61 (2) which states:
The purpose of a school charter is to establish the mission, aims, objectives, directions, and targets of the Board that will give effect to the Government's national education guidelines and the Board's priorities.
- - section 61 (4) (b) .
A school charter must include the Board's aims, objectives, directions, priorities, and targets in the following categories:
- ... (b) the Board's activities aimed at meeting both general government policy objectives for all schools, being policy objectives set out or referred to in national education guidelines, and specific policy objectives applying to that school:
- - and section 62 (2) which states
A school charter must be prepared and updated in accordance with national administration guidelines.
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