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Notice of Appointment of a Limited Statutory Manager for the Board of Trustees of

Koputaroa School (2882)
Pursuant to section 78M of the Education Act 1989, I direct the Secretary for Education to appoint a limited statutory manager for the Board of Trustees of Koputaroa School because of risks to the operation of the school and the educational performance of the students.
The following functions, powers and duties of the board are vested in the limited statutory manager:
? Employment powers of the board;
? board organisation and management;
? development of a school-wide system of self review with effective analysis and improvement systems; and
? ensuring development and implementation of an action plan to address the issues identified in the September 2003 Education Review Office report.
The limited statutory manager must also advise the board on the following:
? Board roles and responsibilities, consolidating all new and improved systems into board management practice;
? support and training for any newly elected board members following the April 2004 board of trustees election;
? financial management and reporting requirements;
? curriculum reporting to the board; and
? the establishment of effective relationships and communication between the school and the community.
This notice takes effect the day after the date of publication of this notice.
Dated at Wellington this 10th day of December 2003.
TREVOR MALLARD, Minister of Education.