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Call for submissions on the Education Amendment Bill (No 2)


14 March 2014

Media release – Select Committee Office

Education Amendment Bill (No 2)


The chairperson of the Education and Science Committee is inviting submissions on this bill. The closing date for submissions is Wednesday, 30 April 2014.

The Education Amendment Bill (No 2) proposes amendments to the Education Act 1989 that create a professional body for the education profession, and that address tertiary education institution governance, quality assurance in tertiary education, and the care and support of international students.

A copy of the bill can be viewed online at www.legislation.govt.nz

Submissions should be forwarded by the due date, either online using our website (www.parliament.nz) or in writing to the address below. If a submitter wishes to appear before the committee, they need to state this clearly and provide a name, daytime phone number and email address. Submissions generally become public and are published on our website. For further guidance on making a submission, read our publication Making a submission to a Parliamentary Select Committee on our website or contact us at
04 817 9520.

Address for correspondence: Education and Science Committee, Parliament Buildings, WELLINGTON 6160.


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