Quality Assurance (including External Evaluation and Review (EER)) Rules 2021

4.1 Interpretation

In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires:

Act means the Education and Training Act 2020

Category 1 institution or transitional ITO is an institution or transitional ITO of the kind described in rule 11.1(a)

Category 2 institution or transitional ITO is an institution or transitional ITO of the kind described in rule 11.1(b)

Category 3 institution or transitional ITO is an institution or transitional ITO of the kind described in rule 11.1(c)

Category 4 institution or transitional ITO is an institution or transitional ITO of the kind described in rule 11.1(d)

Category withdrawn institution or transitional ITO is an institution or transitional ITO of the kind described in rule 11.1(e)

EER means external evaluation and review as described in rules 5.1 to 5.6

former ITO has the same meaning as in clause 42(1) of Schedule 1 of the Act

institution includes Te Pūkenga—New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, a Te Pūkenga—New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology subsidiary, wānanga, government training establishments, and registered establishments

 

NZQA means the New Zealand Qualifications Authority

NZQF means the New Zealand Qualifications Framework

PTE means a registered establishment

registered establishment has the same meaning as in section 10(1) of the Act

statement of confidence means one of the following levels of confidence in educational performance and in organisational capability in self-assessment (with its Te Hono o Te Kahurangi quality assurance for EER equivalent in parenthesis):

  1. Highly Confident (He pounamu kahurangi):
  2. Confident (He pounamu whakairo):
  3. Not Yet Confident (He pounamu hukihuki):
  4. Not Confident (He pounamu)

statutory permission includes Code signatory status, programme approval, accreditation, training scheme approval, and consent to assess against standards

student includes learners and trainees

Te Hono o Te Kahurangi quality assurance means applying Te Hono o Te Kahurangi whare ako framework and quality assurance tools for the purposes of EER, as that framework and those tools are published from time to time by NZQA on its website

Te Pūkenga—New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology means the institute continued by section 314 of the Act

Te Pūkenga—New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology subsidiary means a Crown entity subsidiary of Te Pūkenga—New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology subsidiary that provides education or training or both

transitional ITO means a transitional ITO as defined in clause 42(1) of Schedule 1 of the Act.

 
 
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