Education (Teaching Council of Aotearoa) Amendment Bill Cabinet Paper

The Education (Teaching Council of Aotearoa) Amendment Bill proposes to change the name of the Education Council to the Teaching Council of Aotearoa. It also proposes to increase the number of council members from nine to 13 – with seven registered teachers, including early childhood sector leaders and principals, to be directly elected by their peers and six members appointed by the Minister of Education.

To ensure information of public interest is available, the document considered by Cabinet to take its decisions on this Bill has been proactively released.

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