Release of advice related to the 100 days tertiary education commitments
The Ministry of Education developed policy advice for the two 100 days tertiary education commitments of the incoming Government in 2017. The Prime Minister and Minister of Education announced decisions on these policies in November and December 2017, for implementation from 1 January 2018.
To ensure information which is of public interest is made available, the documents considered by Cabinet to take its decisions on these commitments have been proactively released. These are listed below:
- 31 October 2017 - Cabinet paper [PDF, 778 KB] and Cabinet minute [PDF, 618 KB] – Making tertiary education and training affordable for all
- 20 November 2017 - Cabinet paper [PDF, 995 KB] and Cabinet minute [PDF, 650 KB] – Initial decisions to support making tertiary education and training affordable for all
- 27 November 2017 - Cabinet paper [PDF, 2.9 MB] and Cabinet minute [PDF, 658 KB] – Making tertiary education more affordable – fees-free education in 2018
- 13 November 2017 - Regulatory Impact Statement [PDF, 992 KB] - Increasing student allowances by $50 per week
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Information withheld or deleted
A small amount of information has been withheld under the following sections of the Official Information Act 1982:
In preparing this information release, the Ministry of Education has considered the public interest considerations in section 9(1) of the Official Information Act.
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