Report back - Education Amendment Bill (No 2)
The Education Amendment Bill (No 2) was reported back to Parliament on 5 April 2019. Some changes were made to the Bill in the Education and Workforce Select Committee. These changes are detailed in the ‘overview…’ section below.
The Bill was introduced on 13 September 2018. It amends makes a number of amendments to the Education Act 1989, Education Act 1964, and the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017. The Bill is expected to have its second reading in May.
Overview of key changes proposed by the Bill and the Select Committee’s recommendations
Key changes proposed by the Bill are:
- protecting the public interest in Teaching Council decision making
- making student safety a registration criterion for private schools
- changes to the rules for cohort (group) entry
- repealing the start-up of communities of online learning
Progress of the Bill
The Bill has now progressed to the second reading stage.
A copy of the Bill, and the latest information about its progress through Parliament is available on the New Zealand Parliament website.
Questions about the Bill
Our experts are available to answer any factual questions you may have about the Bill.
Regulatory Impact Statements
The following Regulatory Impact Statements (RIS) relate to the Education Amendment Bill (No 2).
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