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Ministerial Portfolio

Education

Minister:
Minister of Education
Current Minister:
Hon Chris Hipkins
Associate Minister:
Associate Minister of Education
Current Associate Minister:
Hon Kelvin Davis
Associate Minister:
Associate Minister of Education
Current Associate Minister:
Hon Jenny Salesa
Associate Minister:
Associate Minister of Education
Current Associate Minister:
Hon Tracey Martin
Description: 

Responsibilities include early childhood education and primary and secondary schooling.

Department: 

Ministry of Education
Education Review Office

Crown entities: 

New Zealand Qualifications Authority
School Boards of Trustees

PFA schedule organisations: 

Education Payroll Ltd (Schedule 4A)1
The Network for Learning Ltd (Schedule 4A)2

Other organisations: 

Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand
Music Teachers’ Registration Board
New Zealand Council for Educational Research
New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO
Ngarimu VC and 28th (Maori) Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund Board
Pacific Islands Polynesian Education Foundation
Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

Vote: 

Vote Education
Specified appropriations in Vote Education
Vote Education Review Office

Legislation: 

Education Act 1964
Education Act 19893
Education Lands Act 1949
Kitchener Memorial Scholarship Trust Act 1941
Music Teachers Act 1981
Maori Education Foundation (Abolition) Act 1993
New Zealand Library Association Act 1939
Ngarimu VC and 28th (Maori) Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund Act 1945
New Zealand Council for Educational Research Act 1972
Pacific Education Foundation Act 1972
Private Schools Conditional Integration Act 1975
Vulnerable Children Act 20144

1 The shareholding Ministers for Education Payroll Ltd are the Minister of Education and the Minister of Finance
2 The shareholding Ministers for The Network for Learning Ltd are the Minister of Education and the Minister of Finance
3 The Minister of Education is responsible for the administration of all parts of the Education Act 1989 except for Part 25 (Student Allowances) [Minister for Social Development]
4 The Minister of Education is responsible for the administration of Part 3

Last updated: 
Thursday, 12 October 2017

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