Taskforce on Regulations Affecting School Performance

The Taskforce on Regulations Affecting School Performance (the Taskforce) was an independent taskforce established to consider how improved legislation and regulation could contribute to the goal of raising the achievement of all students.

The Taskforce fulfils a requirement of the ACT/National Confidence and Supply agreement.

The Taskforce members were:

  • Murray Jack (Deloitte) – Chair
  • Jill Corkin (Principal, Snells Beach School)
  • Howard Fancy (former Secretary for Education)
  • Janet Kelly (former President of NZSTA)
  • Renee Wright (Te Tari Tautoko – Te Rūnanga Nui o ngā Kura Kaupapa Māori o Aotearoa)
  • Tim O’Connor (Principal, Auckland Grammar School)
  • Warwick Maguire (Principal, Burnside High School)
  • Prof Neil Quigley (Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Victoria University of Wellington)

The Taskforce’s report Considering Education Regulation in New Zealand is available below. This report was delivered to the Minister of Education on 30 May 2014.

The Ministry has proactively released documents relating to the Taskforce including Cabinet papers, meeting minutes, background reports and consultation material.


The Taskforce report and related documents


Background Reports

Meeting Minutes


The Taskforce conducted a targeted consultation process from 31 March to 16 April 2014

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