Budget 2019 - Education

Budget 2019 - Education

This table outlines the New Zealand Government's planned education spending for the 2019/20 budget year.

Actual spending for the previous four years is on the left.

The numbers are drawn from Vote Education, Vote Tertiary Education and Vote Education Review.

Links to the primary source used, from Treasury's website, can be found at the bottom of the page.

Please note that some of the allocation titles have been shortened for the sake of space. Also some of the previous items recorded under the heading of Education are no longer included in this section.

Figures for each allocation are in millions of NZ$.

Secondary School Assessments

Teacher Trainee Scholarships

Actual 2014/2015 Actual 2015/2016 Actual 2016/2017 Actual 2017/2018 Actual 2018/2019   Estimate 2019/2020 %
NZ$m NZ$m NZ$m NZ$m NZ$m   NZ$m  
           0.8            0.8            0.8            0.8            0.8 Scholarships for Inbound International Students            0.6 0.00
           1.0            1.1            0.5            2.5            2.2 Education Review Office - Capital Expenditure            1.8 0.01
             1.2            1.2            2.5            2.0 Services to Other Agencies            1.8 0.01
           0.3            0.2            0.8            0.6            1.9 School Support Project            1.9 0.01
           1.6            1.8            1.7            1.8            2.1 UNESCO            2.1 0.01
           1.3            0.3            4.4            3.7            4.0 Awards for Outbound New Zealand Students            4.0 0.02
                   6.0 Schools Payroll Sustainability Loan            4.2 0.03
                   5.0 School Risk Management Scheme            5.0 0.03
           4.6            4.1            4.0            6.0            5.8 Home Schooling Allowances            5.8 0.04
           5.7            4.5            8.6            8.9            9.3 Supporting Parenting            9.3 0.06
               1.6            2.4            5.1 University-led Innovation          10.0 0.06
             4.6            8.2          11.9          15.3 Contribution to the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand          10.8 0.07
         14.7            9.9          11.1            9.0          11.2 Support for Early Childhood Education Providers          11.2 0.07
         11.5          10.6          12.1          12.3          11.8 Support and Resources for Parents and the Community          11.8 0.07
                 35.0 Support for Unitec Institute of Technology          15.0 0.09
                 16.3 Scholarships and Awards for Students          15.7 0.10
         11.7          15.0          12.2          13.0          15.6 Tertiary Scholarships and Awards          15.9 0.10
             12.8          12.4          15.7 Stewardship of the Tertiary Education System          16.7 0.10
           4.1            5.2            5.1            5.0            8.2 Schooling Improvement          21.3 0.13
                 20.4 Scholarships and Awards for Teachers and Trainees          25.2 0.16
             23.7          23.1          22.8 Access to Tertiary Education          25.5 0.16
             23.7          23.7          26.8 Tertiary Sector / Industry Collaboration Projects          27.3 0.17
         17.5          28.7          29.4          30.4          28.8 School Managed Network Funding          28.8 0.18
               29.5          29.9 Quality of Education: Evaluations and Services          32.7 0.20
         31.1          31.6          29.4          30.7          34.6 International Education Programmes          32.8 0.20
         26.1          25.7          33.4          25.9          28.7 Schools Furniture and Equipment          41.6 0.26
         40.6          50.7          49.8          49.8          49.8  Centres of Research Excellence           49.8 0.31
               66.8          68.1  Oversight of the Education System           58.8 0.36
                 69.2  Support for the Tertiary Education and Careers Systems           63.2 0.39
           7.5          Support for Lincoln University           65.0 0.40
         63.8          57.7          63.8          69.2          76.6  Integrated Schools Property           75.9 0.47
                 50.6  Oversight and Administration of the Qualifications System           76.8 0.48
         59.5          66.4          72.3          73.9          81.0  Secondary-Tertiary Interface           88.5 0.55
         63.4          96.9          93.7         100.0         118.5 Support and Resources for Education Providers         125.2 0.78
        185.2         184.8         185.6         194.8         206.0 School Transport         200.0 1.24
            209.3         217.2         263.2 Improved Quality Teaching and Learning         227.9 1.41
        281.3         293.8         301.5         316.5         326.5 Tertiary Education Research and Research-Based Teaching         318.8 1.98
            678.4         703.6         771.8 Outcomes for Target Student Groups         812.6 5.04
        664.5         771.7         931.7      1,003.6         969.2 Ministry of Education  - Capital Expenditure      1,152.2 7.14
     1,520.6      1,621.4      1,647.6      1,787.9      1,890.8 School Property Portfolio Management      1,909.0 11.83
     1,623.4      1,720.5      1,784.9      1,825.6      1,900.0 Early Childhood Education      2,016.5 12.50
     2,061.7      2,146.5      2,138.8      2,202.8      2,300.0 Secondary Education      2,334.4 14.47
         2,465.7      2,551.6      2,622.6 Tertiary Tuition and Training      2,843.4 17.63
     2,846.8      2,963.0      3,021.8      3,142.8      3,280.0 Primary Education      3,335.4 20.68
   13,272.2    13,800.9    14,114.9    14,726.6    15,516.1 Grand Total    16,131.9 100.00

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Sources: https://treasury.govt.nz/publications/ise/budget-2019-data-estimates-appropriations-2019-20

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