On 1 January 2023, the new planning and reporting framework for schools and kura in the Education and Training Act 2020 (the Act) came into effect. The Act set out the new requirements for planning and reporting, however, it left the details to be set out in regulations.
There are currently transitional arrangements in place until these new regulations take effect from mid-2023.
The key changes set out in the Act are:
The consultation will run from 13 March to 6 April 2023.
Download and read a draft of the Education (Schools Planning and Reporting) Regulations 2023:
Background information on the new law, what the Regulations seek to achieve, and what they say, can be found in the accompanying consultation guide Te Whakangārahu Ngātahi: Planning Together for Ākonga Success – Our School, Our Community, below:
You can provide your feedback on the Regulations by clicking on the link below:
The Ministry is also developing a toolkit to support English medium boards and principals in implementing the changes. We are seeking views from people across the education sector including schools, ākonga, whānau and families, communities, and other education organisations to develop these supports.
You can review draft support material for English medium schools below. These have been developed based on what we heard during previous engagements.
You can have your say by completing a short survey on the above documents by clicking on the following links:
For supports for Kaupapa Māori settings and other education providers on our Māori medium directory, we will be directly in touch.
Information on schools’ planning and reporting requirements for 2023 can be found on the Ministry’s Schools' planning and reporting page for school boards and principals.