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Notice of Appointment of a Limited Statutory Manager at Riverdale School (2667)

Pursuant to section 78M of the Education Act 1989, I direct the Secretary for Education to appoint a limited statutory manager to Riverdale School (2667) because of risks to
the operation of the school, safety of staff, effective
working relationships and the resultant risks to educational performance of the students at the school.
The following functions, powers and duties of the board are vested in the limited statutory manager:
? Investigation and resolution of specific complaints which have been referred to the board of trustees, and such issues as arise during the course of the investigation;
? the review and update of the school's performance management systems, personnel policies and procedures, and complaints policies and procedures;
? management of personnel issues, including performance management of the principal and staff; and
? the review of communication systems both within the school and between the school and its community.
The limited statutory manager must also advise the board on the following:
? Any matters arising from the above issues; and
? all matters pertinent to their resolution.
The following condition applies to the exercising of the powers of the board and the limited statutory manager:
? The powers of the limited statutory manager shall be exercised in consultation with the board.
This notice takes effect the day after the date of publication of this notice.
Dated at Wellington this 19th day of June 2003.
TREVOR MALLARD, Minister of Education.