Education reports

A list of the reports, articles, and presentations about educational institutions (the Ministry of Education, schools, polytechnics, universities, or wānanga) or education-related matters.
Ministry of Education: Management of the school property portfolio

June 2006: School property is the second largest publicly owned property portfolio in the country, with a capital value of $7,000 million. The Ministry of Education has better controls in place than when we last audited school property management in 2001. However, it has only partly addressed our recommendations for improving its overview of the overall condition of the school property portfolio and the maintenance that school boards undertake...

Inquiry into certain aspects of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

December 2005: This audit and inquiry followed a request for assurance from the then Associate Minister of Education (Tertiary Education). There were concerns about possible conflicts of interest in transactions worth large sums of money. Other issues emerged as we began our inquiry...

Providing and Caring For School Property

August 2001: This is report assesses the Ministry’s performance in managing the property portfolio. We focused on the management arrangements in place between the Ministry and school Boards of Trustees, and the systems and processes for managing (including funding) the provision and maintenance of school property...