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20-22 July 2018, Rotorua


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Tomorrow's Schools education reform

On this page you will find links to the core documents for the 1989 reforms that came to be known as 'Tomorrow's Schools'. 

1987: Treasury briefing for Incoming Ministers (BIM)

Every government department prepares a briefing for its incoming ministers following a general election. In 1987, the Treasury provided and extensive briefing that included a separate volume on the need for radical change in the election sector. 

1988: Administering for Excellence (the Picot Report)

The 'Picot taskforce' was set up by the government in response to the Treasury's 1987 briefing, to review the education sector and recommend changes. The taskfarce's report, Administering for Excellence, was published in 1988.

1989: Tomorrow's Schools 

In 1989, the government released their education policy in reponse to the Administering for Excellence report. This documnet, called Tomorrow's Schools was the blueprint for the education sector as we know it today.


1987: Treasury briefing for Incoming Ministers Report

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