Third Partnership Schools Application Round (2015)
This section includes documents relating to the release of the Request for Applications to open the third round of partnership schools, the applications that were short-listed by the Authorisation Board, advice to the Minister of Education, and her decision . The remaining applications will be released in due course.
The third round was announced in Budget 2015. Following developments to the funding model and contract approved by Cabinet on 3 August 2015, the Under-Secretary to the Minister of Education announced the opening of the third application round on 14 August 2015. The application period closed on 30 October 2015.
The sponsors selected to open the third round of two Partnership Schools were announced by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary to the Minister of Education on 30 August 2016.
- Cabinet decisions on the third round, and funding model changes
- Application Phase
- Briefings and Advice
The two successful Partnership Schools and Sponsors were:
- Te Kōpuku High (Kia Ata Mai Educational Trust, Hamilton)
- Te Aratika Academy (Trustees of Te Aratika Charitable Trust, Hawke’s Bay)
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