New code of practice for the pastoral care of tertiary and international learners

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Today, the Government released a new code of practice for the pastoral care of tertiary and international learners, to take effect by 1 January 2022, as required under the Education and Training Act 2020.

This revised Code is the product of many conversations, engagements, emails, phone calls, and hui. We are thankful to everyone that has spent time to help improve the wellbeing and safety of tertiary and international ākonga.

The overall purpose of this work is to develop a system of supports for the wellbeing and safety of domestic tertiary and international learners, through one set of clear rules and expectations for providers that can be tailored to their learners’ needs.

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