15 October 2019
[FYI request #11371 email]
Thank you for your email of 3 October 2019 to the Ministry of Education requesting the
• A breakdown of the country of origin for overseas teachers that have been approved
to teach in New Zealand from 2008 to current date.
• The annually cost for advertisements to promote overseas teachers to teach in New
Zealand from 2014 to current date.
Your request has been considered under the Official Information Act 1982 (the Act).
The information are requesting in the first bullet point of your request is considered to be more
closely connected to the functions of the Teaching Council. I have therefore partially
transferred your request in accordance with section 14(b)(i ) of the Act.
You may expect a response from the Teaching Council within 20 working days from the date
they receive our transfer request. We wil continue to work on the second bullet point of your
Manager, Official and Parliamentary Information
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