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Vote Education

APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Minister of Education (M26)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Ministry of Education

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR MINISTRY OF EDUCATION : Minister of Education

Details of Appropriations and Capital Injections

Annual and Permanent Appropriations

2015/16
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation TypeEstimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000

Departmental Output Expenses

Interventions for Target Student Groups (M26)

Expenditure on policies and services focused on targeted student groups' or individuals' participation in education. This includes providing services to individuals with special education and developmental needs, providing additional funding for the support of students with special education needs, providing alternative education options, working with individuals and relevant stakeholders to resolve participation issues, and administering scholarships and awards for individuals.
283,286(42,908)240,378

Policy Advice (M26)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of advice (including second opinion advice and contributions to policy advice led by other agencies) to support decision-making by Ministers on Education related matters.
11,5015,32316,824

School Property Portfolio Management (M26)

Expenditure on goods and services focused on providing the land, buildings and other facilities that make up the property portfolio of the State school sector. This includes purchasing and constructing new property, upgrading existing property to maintain the quality of the portfolio, disposing of surplus property, and managing teacher and caretaker housing.
1,537,78686,8421,624,628

Services to Other Agencies RDA (M26)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of services by the Ministry of Education to the government departments and other agencies where those services are not within the scope of another department output expense appropriation in Vote Education.
-1,2171,217

Stewardship of the Education System (M26)

This appropriation is limited to services (other than policy advice) provided by the Ministry of Education in its role as steward of the education system (other than tertiary education). It includes services to support Ministers in discharging their portfolio responsibilities (other than policy decision-making).
25,6729,16534,837

Support and Resources for Education Providers (M26)

This appropriation is limited to expenditure on policies, regulations and services focused on the governance, management and operation of education providers.
102,519(4,984)97,535

Support and Resources for Parents and the Community (M26)

This appropriation is limited to expenditure on policies and programmes focused on parents' and the community's knowledge of and participation in the education system.
13,127(991)12,136

Support and Resources for Teachers (M26)

Expenditure on policies and services focused on supporting the work and enhancing the capability of teachers. This includes providing curriculum and achievement standards, teaching resources, professional development, and administering scholarships and awards for teachers and principals.
70,215(5,392)64,823

Total Departmental Output Expenses

2,044,10648,2722,092,378

Departmental Capital Expenditure

Ministry of Education - Capital Expenditure PLA (M26)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Ministry of Education, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
941,627(179,770)761,857

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

941,627(179,770)761,857

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Contribution to the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (M26)

This appropriation is limited to a contribution towards the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand carrying out its leadership and other statutory functions for the teaching profession and education.
2,1782,4604,638

Curriculum Support (M26)

Purchase of supplementary educational programmes for schools and communities to ensure wider access to these opportunities.
64,400(500)63,900

Education Research Initiatives (M26)

Purchase of research about teaching and learning in our educational institutions and independent research on education issues, policies and practices.
3,008-3,008

Professional Development and Support (M26)

Delivery of professional development and advisory support to staff, managers and parents in early childhood education services and in schools, to support effective teaching and enhance self-management.
100,392-100,392

Provision of Information and Advisory Services (M26)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of information and advisory services related to education policies and programmes that are the responsibility of Careers New Zealand or New Zealand Qualifications Authority, support by those two agencies to Ministers to discharge their portfolio responsibilities (other than policy decision-making), and services and support provided by other education sector bodies to raise student achievement and improve governance and capacity of providers.
23,76676624,532

Qualifications Support Structures (M26)

This appropriation is limited to the NewZealand Qualifications Authority overseeing the setting of standards and New Zealand qualifications. It also includes standard-setting and qualifications development responsibility, recognition and review of qualifications, records management processes to support the New Zealand Qualifications Framework, and participation in the promotion of the NewZealand qualifications system to key education and immigration partner countries.
6,049806,129

Quality Assurance (M26)

This appropriation is limited to the provision by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority of quality assurance services to support the New Zealand qualifications system that include ongoing development and management of quality assurance processes, monitoring and managing providers at risk and the ongoing refinement and maintenance of the quality assurance framework.
4,774-4,774

School Managed Network Funding (M26)

This appropriation is limited to supporting schools' purchase of a core package of managed network services from the provider of the managed network service.
31,750(3,000)28,750

School Transport (M26)

Purchase of services to transport eligible students to and from State and integrated schools. Also included are payments to schools that manage their own transport services and payments to parents/caregivers to compensate for the costs of taking children to school where other transport services are unsuitable or unavailable.
186,172(1,200)184,972

Secondary School Assessments (M26)

This appropriation is limited to the NewZealand Qualifications Authority overseeing assessment for national secondary school qualifications, including the National Certificate of Educational Achievement and Scholarship examinations, and the moderation of internal and external school assessments.
26,480-26,480

Secondary-Tertiary Interface (M26)

This appropriation is limited to delivery of programmes of learning at the secondary-tertiary interface, including programmes offered in partnership by schools and tertiary education organisations.
65,9523,66369,615

Service Academies (M26)

This appropriation is limited to providing military-focused programmes for disengaged or disengaging senior students in secondary schools.
3,640-3,640

Supporting Parenting (M26)

This appropriation is limited to purchasing delivery of specific programmes and providing advice and support that enhances the role of parents/caregivers in the development of their children and promotes the value of quality education experiences.
4,861-4,861

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

523,4222,269525,691

Benefits or Related Expenses

Boarding Allowances (M26)

This appropriation is limited to an annual allowance to subsidise boarding fees, travel costs and additional tutoring, counselling and related costs for students who face significant challenges accessing appropriate education that will assist them to achieve NCEA level 2 or equivalent.
11,319-11,319

Home Schooling Allowances (M26)

Provides an allowance payable to parents/caregivers of children in full-time correspondence programmes for primary and secondary education and to parents/caregivers of children receiving their primary and secondary education at home (where a certificate of exemption from enrolment has been approved under section 21 of the Education Act 1989).
5,128-5,128

National Study Awards (M26)

Provision for the costs of study awards, sabbaticals and fellowships for teachers, including replacement of the teacher while on study leave. Awards include those linked to teachers' collective agreements and approved prestigious awards.
18,3648418,448

Puawaitanga Scholarships (M26)

This appropriation is limited to providing an annual scholarship for high-potential priority secondary students, who demonstrate leadership potential, to attend one of the selected Maori boarding schools.
1,152-1,152

Scholarships for Students to Attend Private Schools (M26)

Assistance to students from low-income families to attend private secondary schools.
4,126-4,126

Teacher Trainee Scholarships (M26)

Scholarships and allowances for students undertaking teacher training education, and loan support payments to teachers.
1,0001471,147

United World Scholarships (M26)

Scholarships for attendance at United World Colleges.
50-50

Total Benefits or Related Expenses

41,13923141,370

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Early Childhood Education (M26)

Subsidising early childhood education services for children under six years of age from licensed and chartered early childhood education services (including centres and chartered home-based care networks) and from licence-exempt and certificated centres. Also included are several targeted funds.
1,663,42759,5811,723,008

Impairment of Debts and Assets and Debt Write-Offs (M26)

This appropriation is limited to bad debt write-offs for Crown debt and to impairment of Crown debt or other assets arising from objective evidence of one or more loss events that occurred after the initial recognition of the Crown debt or asset, and the loss event (or events) has had a reliably measurable impact on the estimated future cash flows of the debt or other asset.
-11,50011,500

Integrated Schools Property (M26)

Provision for modernisation of existing property at integrated schools as part of a funding regime negotiated with the proprietors of integrated schools. Funding to assist in the expansion of the network is also included.
65,538(3,938)61,600

Interest Subsidy for Schools (M26)

Provides a subsidy on interest payments for borrowing by private and State integrated schools for approved property-related projects. Administration costs are also included.
119-119

Primary Education (M26)

Delivering the curriculum for Years 0 to 8 (new entrant to Form 2) to pupils of State, integrated, private schools and The Correspondence School. Provides roll-based operations funding to schools, teacher and management salaries, support costs and supplementary funding programmes.
3,001,251(21,908)2,979,343

Remission of Fees (M26)

Payment to the New Zealand Qualifications Authority for student examination fees remitted in cases of hardship.
1,288-1,288

School Transport Bus Controllers (M26)

Payments to teachers who, as bus controllers, assist in the provision of school transport assistance.
530-530

Schooling Improvement (M26)

School support and schooling improvement projects to improve the capability of schools and school clusters and their responsiveness to the needs of their communities. These include iwi-strengthening education projects.
5,715(462)5,253

Secondary Education (M26)

Delivering the curriculum for Years 9 to 13 (Forms 3 to 7) to pupils of State, integrated, private schools and The Correspondence School. Provides roll-based operations funding to schools, teacher and management salaries, support costs and supplementary funding programmes.
2,092,10655,3342,147,440

Special Needs Support (M26)

Providing additional resources to enable students with special education needs to participate in education. This includes supplementary resources for special education needs, residential services, English for Speakers of Other Languages and alternative education programmes.
351,77945,497397,276

Support for Early Childhood Education Providers (M26)

This appropriation is limited to assisting early childhood education services and other bodies corporate in the provision of child places for early childhood education. Priority will be given to providers in communities that have low levels of participation in early childhood education, to increase the number of child places and therefore availability of early childhood education. The criteria and selection process for each type of assistance are published by the Ministry of Education.
13,026-13,026

UNESCO (M26)

Annual membership contribution to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation's international administration, and a programme of activities of the National Commission, including participation in regional and international activities.
2,083-2,083

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

7,196,862145,6047,342,466

Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

School Support Project (M26)

Capital costs of implementing approved school support and schooling improvement projects (other than costs related to school property assets).
500-500

Schools Furniture and Equipment (M26)

Provides funds to schools for new furniture and equipment when capital works (including remodelling/upgrading of existing property and new school property) are approved.
21,8644,14726,011

Total Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

22,3644,14726,511

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

10,769,52020,75310,790,273

Multi-Year Appropriations

Type, Title, Scope and Period of AppropriationsAppropriations, Adjustments and Use$000

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Teacher-Led Innovation fund (M26)

This appropriation is limited to supporting teacher-led innovation and classroom-based research of innovative teaching practices.

Commences: 01 July 2015

Expires: 30 June 2020
Original Appropriation10,000
Adjustments to 2014/15-
Adjustments for 2015/168,000
Adjusted Appropriation18,000
Actual to 2014/15 Year End-
Estimated Actual for 2015/162,000
Estimated Actual for 2016/174,000
Estimated Appropriation Remaining12,000

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations and Multi-Year Appropriation Forecasts

2015/16
Estimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000
Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations10,769,52020,75310,790,273
Total MYA Non-Departmental Output Expenses Forecasts2,000-2,000

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations and Multi-Year Appropriation Forecasts

10,771,52020,75310,792,273

Capital Injection Authorisations

2015/16
Estimates Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates Budget
$000
Total Budget
$000
Ministry of Education - Capital Injection (M26)424,058(147,187)276,871
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