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Vote Education

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister of Education (M26)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Ministry of Education

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR MINISTRY OF EDUCATION : Minister of Education

Overview of the Vote

The Minister of Education is responsible for appropriations in Vote Education for the 2012/13 financial year covering the following:

  • a total of just over $1,804 million for services from the Ministry of Education (depreciation and capital charge on school accommodation and special education services being the most significant costs)
  • a total of just over $405 million for educational services from central education Crown entities (New Zealand Qualifications Authority and Careers New Zealand) and other non-departmental providers. The most significant costs are for professional development in the school and early childhood education sectors and school transport services
  • a total of nearly $57 million for allowances, bursaries, scholarships (including national study awards for teachers) and grants
  • a total of nearly $6,687 million for educational services from schools (including teacher salaries), early childhood education providers and other education providers
  • a total of just over $21 million for capital expenditure for Crown entities and schools, and
  • a total of nearly $631 million for capital expenditure by the Ministry of Education, mainly related to school sector property.

Details of these appropriations are set out in Parts 2-6 for Vote Education in the Information Supporting the Estimates of Appropriations.

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