Help Slow Covid-19 information poster - request for supporting documentation

Matt Brown made this Official Information request to Ministry of Education

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From: Matt Brown

Dear Ministry of Education,

I wish to make an official information act request regarding the "Help Slow Covid-19" poster, located at https://temahau-live-storagestack-pv-ass... and linkd from as of September 2022.

I request:

1) The scientific and/or public health advice received and/or considered by MoE that supports the advice provided on the poster regarding the level and acceptable duration of different CO2 levels in a classroom.

2) Any other documentation (including, but not limited to email, meeting notes, reviews, earlier proposed versions) relating to the creation, review and publication of this poster.

3) Any documentation that involves discussion of the relationship between the acceptable levels of CO2 described in the "How to Slow Covid-19" poster and the "Indoor Air Quality and Thermal Comfort" requirements provided at

4) In the case that the "How To Slow Covid-19" poster and the "Indoor Air Quality and Thermal Comfort" document are owned by different teams/departments/people/groups within MoE - all communication between these groups that discusses classroom CO2 levels and ventilation between February and Septeber 2022 inclusive.

Yours faithfully,

Matt Brown

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From: Enquiries National

Kia ora Matt Brown

Thank you for your request for information below. The Ministry will consider and respond to your request in accordance with the Official Information Act 1982 (the Act).

Under section 15(1) of the Act, we are required to make and inform you of our decision on your request as soon as reasonably practicable and in any case not later than 20 working days after the day on which your request is received. You can therefore expect to receive our decision on your request on or before the 25 October 2022. If more than 20 working days are needed due to the potential workload and/or consultations involved in answering your request, we will notify you accordingly.

The Ministry may publicly release on our website the response to your request five days after you have received it. Any personal information will be removed.

In the interim, if you have any questions about your request, please email [email address].

Ngā mihi

Enquiries National Team | Ministry of Education - TW | Follow us on Twitter: @educationgovtnz

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