ESOL

  • ESOL001: TEO to supply information to the TEC

    As specified in section 159YC(1) of the Education Act 1989, it is a condition of a TEO  receiving funding that the TEO will supply to the TEC, from time to time as required by the TEC, and in the form specified by the TEC, any financial, statistical, or other information that a TEO is required by the TEC to supply. TEO to submit reports The TEO must submit, in relation to the TEO’s use of fundi…

  • ESOL002: TEO to continue to meet specified criteria

    The TEO must, for the length of the funding period continue to: a)    be one of the following:        (i)    a university; or        (ii)  an institute of training and polytechnic (ITP); or        (iii) a wānanga; or        (iv) a PTE; or        (v)  a state school or state integrated school; or        (vi) a rural education activities programme (REAP) provider; or        (vii) a community…

  • ESOL003: TEO to continue to meet quality assurance requirements

    The TEO (other than a REAP provider or community organisation) must, for the length of the funding period, continue to be quality assured by the applicable quality assurance body, being: a)    the NZQA, if the TEO is an ITP, wānanga, or PTE; or b)    the New Zealand Vice-Chancellors’ Committee, if the TEO is a university; or c)    the Education Review Office, if the TEO is a state school or sta…

  • ESOL004: TEO to ensure that learners are eligible

    The TEO must ensure that each learner who receives funding from the ILN – ESOL Fund: a)  is, and continues to be, one of the following:      (i)    a refugee, protected person, or person sponsored by a refugee or protected person a refugee; or     (ii)  a migrant; or     (iii) a person for whom English is his or her second language; and  b)  is, and continues to be a New Zealand citizen, or…

  • ESOL005: TEO to ensure programmes are eligible

    The TEO must ensure that a programme of study or training funded through the ILN – ESOL Fund: a)    has English language and literacy outcomes; and b)    is taught by appropriately qualified and experienced educators; and c)    is flexible and tailored to respond to the particular needs of adult learners (for example, provision may be delivered at off-peak times for those in employment); and d)…

  • ESOL006: TEO not to charge fees

    The TEO must not charge a fee to a learner who is participating in an eligible programme of study or training for which the TEO receives funding from the ILN – ESOL Fund.

  • ESOL007: TEO not to receive other Crown funding

    The TEO must: a)    not (without the TEC’s prior written consent) seek or obtain funding from any Crown source (including a Crown entity or a company wholly owned by the Crown) other than the TEC to fund a programme of study or training that receives funding from the ILN – ESOL Fund; and b)    notify the TEC immediately if it becomes aware of any circumstances that might result in a breach of…

  • ESOL008: TEO to use funding responsibly

    The TEO must use the funding: a)   lawfully, responsibly, and for the purposes for which it is provided; and b)   in a manner consistent with the appropriate use of public funds.

  • ESOL009: TEO to repay over-funding

    If the TEO receives funding from the ILN – ESOL Fund that is greater than it should have been, or that the TEO was not entitled to receive, the TEO must treat the amount of the over-funding as a debt due to the Crown that: a)  is repayable on demand; and b)  may be set-off against all or any funding, or any sum of money payable by the TEC to the TEO. Funding that is greater than it should have…

  • ESOL010: TEO not to subcontract

    The TEO must not sub-contract the delivery of a programme of study or training for which the TEO receives funding from the ILN – ESOL Fund.

  • ESOL011: TEO only to enrol learner for no more than five years

    The TEO must only allow a learner to re-enrol in a programme of study or training that receives funding from the ILN – ESOL Fund, for a period of up to five years in total. 

  • ESOL012: TEO to have assessment process

    The TEO must have in place an effective assessment process for identifying a learner’s literacy and numeracy gains. For the purposes of this condition, the TEOs must use the new Starting   Point(s) option within the Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Assessment Tool to assess each learner’s literacy and numeracy needs, and to assess his or her progress.

  • ESOL013: TEO to provide specified amount of provision to learners

    The TEO must: a)   deliver, on average, 200 hours of provision to each learner enrolled in a programme of study or training that receives funding from the ILN – ESOL Fund; and b)   deliver the programme over a 10 to 26 week period. 

  • ESOL014: TEO to meet benchmarks

    The TEO must meet the following delivery benchmarks: a)    by 31 May, the TEO must have delivered at least 40 percent of the provision specified in the TEO’s Investment Plan; and b)    by 30 September, the TEO must have delivered at least 70 percent of the provision specified in the TEO’s Investment Plan. The TEC will monitor the TEO’s compliance with this condition through the progress reports…

  • ESOL015: TEO to repay funding following revocation of funding approval

    If the TEC, in accordance with section 159YG of the Education Act 1989, suspends or revokes some or all of a TEO’s funding paid from, the ILN – ESOL Fund, before that funding has been used or contractually committed towards the purposes for which it was provided, the TEO must treat the unexpended or uncommitted portion of the funding as a debt due to the Crown that: a)  is repayable on demand;…

  • ESOL016: TEO to make information available to TEC and its appointed representative for the purpose of monitoring

    By accepting funding from the TEC the TEO is deemed to have acknowledged that one of the TEC’s statutory functions is to monitor the performance of organisations receiving funding from the TEC, and that it is a statutory condition that the TEO must maintain certain records and supply certain information to the TEC. Accordingly, by accepting funding from the TEC the TEO is deemed to have…