Budget 2020 Information Release

The following Ministry of Education documents have been published as part of the Budget 2020 process.

The published information includes key Budget documents and decisions.

Where information in these documents has not been released, the relevant Official Information Act 1982 grounds for withholding have been noted.

Further Budget 2020 documents can be viewed on the Treasury's Budget 2020 site(external link).

Further Budget 2020 information can be viewed on the Budget 2020 - Education in New Zealand site.

Date of paperTitle of paperMETIS number/Cabinet reference
16 August 2019 Education Report: Advice to support the ECE Strategy Session [PDF, 3.9 MB] 1201536
6 September 2019 Education Report: Budget 2020 Strategy Session [PDF, 3 MB] 1204754
27 September 2019 Education Report: Parameters for co-design a funding model with Playcentre Aotearoa [PDF, 9.9 MB] 1207116
27 September 2019 Education Report: Parameters for co-design a funding model with Playcentre Aotearoa [PDF, 9.7 MB] 1207116
9 October 2019 Briefing Note: Budget 2020 Strategy Session [PDF, 5.1 MB] 1208530
31 October 2019 Education Report: Submission of Proposed Budget 2020 Cost Pressure Initiatives [PDF, 12 MB] 1210549
28 November 2019 Briefing Note: Budget 2020, Bilateral Meeting with the Minister of Finance set for 5 December 2019 [PDF, 11 MB] 1213542
2 December 2019 Education Report: Submission of Proposed Budget 2020 New Initiatives [PDF, 5.6 MB] 1211614
5 December 2019 Education Report: Amendment to Submission Letter: Budget 2020 New Spending Initiatives [PDF, 1.9 MB] 1215341
14 January 2020 Advice to Minister: Meeting with Playcentre Aotearoa [PDF, 3.1 MB] 1217116
4 February 2020 Education Report: Budget 2020, Reprioritisation Initiatives [PDF, 1.1 MB] 1219174
4 February 2020 Briefing Note: Budget 2020: Bilateral Meeting with the Minister of Finance on 12 February 2020 [PDF, 7.5 MB] 1219173
7 February 2020 Briefing Note: Meeting with Playcentre Aotearoa [PDF, 7.1 MB] 1219184
13 February 2020 Briefing Note: Budget 2020: Letter to the Minister of Finance on Reprioritisation [PDF, 890 KB] 1219979
26 February 2020 Aide Memoire: Removal of Holidays Act Cost Pressure Initiative from Budget 2020 [PDF, 1.3 MB] 1221931
9 March 2020 Briefing Note: Budget 2020, Increase to the Meeting Increased Demand Cost Pressure Initiative [PDF, 1.4 MB] 1222988
12 March 2020 Advice to Minister: Meeting with Playcentre Aotearoa [PDF, 2 MB] 1222952
16 March 2020 Education Report: Budget 2020: Submission of Education Initiatives Titles and Descriptions [PDF, 9 MB] 1223302
16 March 2020 Education Report: Enabling Students to Access Online Teaching and Learning [PDF, 893 KB] 1224603
31 March 2020 Education Report: Next Steps for the Code of Pastoral Care for Domestic Tertiary Education Students [PDF, 1.3 MB] 1224552
2 April 2020 Education Report: Enabling Distance Learning for All - Immediate Next Steps [PDF, 1.4 MB] 1225018
2 April 2020 Education Report: Options for Providing Additional Financial Support to Students during COVID-19 Outbreak [PDF, 1.4 MB] [PDF, 1.4 MB] 1224943
3 April 2020 Education Report: Budget 2020, Approach and Process for COVID-19 Initiatives [PDF, 921 KB] 1225062
8 April 2020 Education Report: Budget 2020: Funding for Early Learning Costs and Digital Pressures [PDF, 1.4 MB] 1225457
8 April 2020 Education Report: Cabinet Paper COVID-19 Ensuring Continuity and Adequacy of Student Support [PDF, 813 KB] 1225473
9 April 2020 Education Report: COVID-19 Budget Initiatives, Tranche One [PDF, 1.6 MB] 1225533
9 April 2020 Aide Memoire: COVID-19 Ensuring Continuity and Adequacy of Student Support [PDF, 469 KB] 1225576
15 April 2020 Education Report: Options for a Wellbeing Package to Respond to COVID-19 [PDF, 1.7 MB] 1225662
16 April 2020 Education Report: Vocational Education and Training Boost Package for COVID-19 Budget [PDF, 887 KB] 1225715
17 April 2020 Education Report: COVID-19 Budget Initiatives, Tranche Two [PDF, 1.6 MB] 1225877
23 April 2020 Education Report: COVID-19 Budget Initiatives, Tranche Three [PDF, 1.2 MB] 1226534
23 April 2020 Education Report: COVID-19 Budget Initiatives - Learning Support [PDF, 879 KB] 1226500
29 April 2020 Education Report: Establishment of a leave scheme for casual staff in the schooling sector workforce unable to work due to COVID-19 [PDF, 1.4 MB] 1226409
29 April 2020 Briefing Note: Teaching and Learning during COVID-19 response: Next phase of our work programme [PDF, 3.3 MB] 1226744
12 May 2020 Education Report: Budget 2020 - Charging of Additional Initiatives against the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund [PDF, 2.3 MB] 1228142
12 May 2020 Education Report: Proposed changes to NCEA in 2020 to respond to COVID-19: reccommended interim communications [PDF, 1.5 MB] 1228260
19 May 2020 Briefing Note: Classroom2020 online learning platform [PDF, 1.2 MB] 1228804
20 May 2020 Briefing Note: Te Ahu o te Reo Māori and Te Kawa Matakura update on delivery approaches in the first half of 2020 [PDF, 872 KB] 1222961
21 May 2020 Education Report: Extension of the emergency payments for casual staff in the schooling sector workforce unable to work due to COVID-19 [PDF, 1.4 MB] 1229227
21 May 2020 Education Report: Proposed changes to NCEA in 2020 to respond to COVID-19: Further Advice on University Entrance and Supporting Equity [PDF, 1.6 MB] 1228520
22 May 2020 Briefing Note: Meeting with Playcentre Aotearoa [PDF, 1.2 MB] 1228911
26 May 2020 Briefing Note: Budget 2020 - Implications of the Education Budget Package for Māori [PDF, 958 KB] 1229737
28 May 2020 Education Report: Approach to Funding WDC Interim Establishment Boards and Workforce Development Councils [PDF, 1.9 MB] 1218242
29 May 2020 Education Report: Proposed changes to NCEA in 2020 to respond to COVID-19: Finalising and Announcing Option 2 [PDF, 1.3 MB] 1230263
29 May 2020 Education Report: Further advice on addressing Playcentre Aotearoa's sustainability concerns [PDF, 3.4 MB] 1229775
5 June 2020 Education Report: Next steps for addressing Playcentre Aotearoa's sustainability concerns [PDF, 1.6 MB] 1230849
5 June 2020 Briefing Note: Updated spreadsheet to support discussion on wave 3 Budget approach [PDF, 1.2 MB] 1230974
12 June 2020 Education Report: Wellbeing Budget Package announcement and options for guidance counsellors in secondary schools [PDF, 5.6 MB] 1230312
12 June 2020 Education Report: COVID-19 Budget Initiatives and Processes [PDF, 1.9 MB] 1231208
15 June 2020 Education Report: COVID-19 Initiatives, Submission Letter to Minister of Finance [PDF, 1.5 MB] 1231709
18 June 2020 Education Report: Increase to schools' guidance staffing entitlement [PDF, 2.1 MB] 1228956
19 June 2020 Aide Memoire: Oral Item: Change to the counselling component of the Wellbeing and Mental Health budget initiative [PDF, 1.5 MB] 1232242
20 July 2020 Cabinet Paper: Reform of Vocational Education: Further Investment in the New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology [PDF, 977 KB] CBC-20-MIN-0067
23 July 2020 Rapid Response: Ongoing Resourcing Scheme (ORS) [PDF, 772 KB] 1235807
4 October 2020 Education Report: Support for schools that have lost international student revenue [PDF, 1 MB] 1229722

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