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Budget 2016 Home Page The Supplementary Estimates of Appropriations and Supporting Information 2015/16

Vote Tertiary Education

APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (M14)

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

Policy Advice (M14)

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 Tertiary Education related matters.
5,347(491)4,856

Stewardship of the Tertiary System (M14)

This appropriation is limited to services (other than policy advice) provided by the Ministry of Education in its role as steward of the tertiary education system. It includes services to support Ministers in discharging their portfolio responsibilities (other than policy decision-making).
8,430(445)7,985

Total Departmental Output Expenses

13,777(936)12,841

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Centres of Research Excellence (M14)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of cooperative and collaborative tertiary research in areas of research strength in the tertiary education sector through the contestable Centres of Research Excellence Fund.
50,705-50,705

Community Education (M14)

This appropriation is limited to funding for adult and community education and literacy, numeracy and English language provision.
72,9232,21075,133

International Education Programmes (M14)

This appropriation is limited to delivery of services in respect of international education, including promotion, information, research and professional development, both in New Zealand and overseas, for the purpose of managing and increasing the flow of international students and promoting international education linkages.
30,1221,51631,638

Managing the Government's Investment in the Tertiary Education Sector (M14)

This appropriation is limited to developing, implementing and managing an investment system that aligns planning, funding, monitoring and quality assurance of tertiary education in accordance with the provisions of the Education Act 1989 and other relevant legislation.
40,06429840,362

Ownership Monitoring of Tertiary Education Institutions (M14)

This appropriation is limited to monitoring and advisory services - including interventions - on the Government's ownership interest in tertiary education institutions.
2,567-2,567

Performance-Based Research Fund (M14)

This appropriation is limited to funding research and research-based teaching on the basis of measured research quality in tertiary education organisations.
293,750-293,750

Tertiary Education and Training Advice (M14)

This appropriation is limited to providing advice and support to Ministers on the tertiary sector and tertiary education and training issues.
3,837-3,837

Tertiary Education Grants and Other Funding (M14)

This appropriation is limited to providing contestable funding and miscellaneous funding to tertiary education organisations.
32,120(1,037)31,083

Tertiary Education: Student Achievement Component (M14)

This appropriation is limited to funding for teaching and learning services for enrolled students in approved courses at tertiary education organisations to achieve recognised tertiary qualifications.
2,079,638(4,722)2,074,916

Training for Designated Groups (M14)

This appropriation is limited to the purchasing and arranging of training linked to the New Zealand Qualifications Framework and the purchase of both on-job and off-job training places, including delivery of fully or partially funded training places and other industry-training related projects.
321,080(6,151)314,929

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

2,926,806(7,886)2,918,920

Benefits or Related Expenses

International Student Scholarship Scheme (M14)

This appropriation is limited to scholarships available to international students wishing to study in New Zealand.
800-800

Study Abroad Awards (M14)

This appropriation is limited to awards granted to provide assistance to top scholars, researchers and teachers to undertake placements abroad and to participate in reciprocal education exchange arrangements with partner countries in selected areas of priority study, teaching and research.
1,290-1,290

Support to Apprentices (M14)

This appropriation is limited to payments to New Zealand Apprentices who are eligible for the Apprenticeships Re-boot, and Maori and Pasifika Trades Trainees, towards their tools and other training related costs.
3,000(405)2,595

Tertiary Scholarships and Awards (M14)

This appropriation is limited to providing scholarships for tertiary students and other awards in the tertiary sector, and the provision of scholarships and bursaries to Maori and Pasifika students. It includes training assistance under Queen Elizabeth II Study Awards and recognition of outstanding tertiary education teachers.
13,9362,00715,943

Total Benefits or Related Expenses

19,0261,60220,628

Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Tool (M14)

This appropriation is limited to development of online assessment tools for adult and youth literacy and numeracy.
825-825

Support for the University of Canterbury (M14)

This appropriation is limited to the rebuild of the Science and Engineering Facilities at the University of Canterbury.
100,000(15,000)85,000

Total Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

100,825(15,000)85,825

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

3,060,434(22,220)3,038,214
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