10 August 2020 – Government announces $69 million online learning package

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Education
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Minister of Education

Overview: Government announces $69 million online learning package to upgrade schools’ digital networks, improve online security and ensure the ongoing integrity of NCEA Online exams.
Full details here: https://www.education.govt.nz/news/69m-upgrade-for-online-learning/

Type of Justification: No justification given, likely perception of need to go online for an extended period of time
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: No evidence given, but citing preparedness and potential to require online learning for a period of time