Cabinet Paper: Funding education initiatives using headroom and underspends in Vote Tertiary Education

On Wednesday 27 June 2018, the Minister of Education announced (external link) that the Government will invest $31.7 million a year to help maintain the quality of tertiary education, and provided an update on the first four months of Fees-Free tertiary education and training.  

The Minister also announced:

The Minister and Associate Minister of Education, Hon Tracey Martin have announced (external link) the establishment of a fund of up to $1 million in 2018/19 for providers of computers in homes programmes.

The paper considered by Cabinet’s Social Wellbeing Committee when making these decisions is available below.  The paper provides detail on why and how these education initiatives will be funded.

The paper also provides an update on the first four months of Fees-Free tertiary education and training.  More information about Fees-Free tertiary education and training is available at www.feesfree.govt.nz (external link) .

Funding education initiatives using headroom and underspends in Vote Tertiary Education Cabinet paper [PDF, 5.6 MB] 

Student Achievement Component level 1 and 2 programme funding rates

On Thursday 28 June 2018, the Minister of Education announced (external link) increases to a number of funding rates for tertiary education programmes at qualification levels 1 and 2.  The papers considered by the Minister when making these decisions are available below.

 

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