Funding freeze on core utilities for schools

Published: Fri 21 May 2010 05:16 PM
Funding freeze on core utilities and increased bureaucracy creates uncertainty for schools - NZSPC
While it is encouraging to see the government recognise the need for an increase in schools’ operations grant, a freeze on funding for such basic essentials as heat light and water will make budgeting much more difficult for secondary schools, New Zealand Secondary Principals’ Council (NZSPC) chair Julia Davidson says.
“The need for an operations grant increase has been there for quite some time and it will be important to maintain this investment into the future. However within this increase is a hook that caps funding on utilities used by schools,” she said.

Next in Lifestyle

750 Deaths A Year: Why New Zealand Needs Prostate Screening Programme
By: Prostate Cancer Foundation
Anno 2020's Aussie Producer Celebrates Sold-out Screenings Of This Kiwi-helmed Movie
By: Lance Morcan
Othello In London
By: Howard Davis
Manawatū Mountain Bike Club Scores Big With $100,000 NZCT Grant
Phantom Billstickers New Zealand Music Month
By: Phantom Billstickers
Dedicated Support For New Primary Care Nurses
By: WellSouth
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILE © Scoop Media