Programme Approval, Recognition, and Accreditation Rules 2022

21. Special reviews

  1. Where concerns are raised with or come to the attention of NZQA about a programme approval, New Zealand programme recognition, or accreditation to provide an approved programme or recognised New Zealand programme, NZQA may undertake (as appropriate) a special review of:
    1. the programme approval (other than a university programme approval):
    2. the New Zealand programme recognition held by a standard-setting body:
    3. the accreditation to provide the programme (other than a university accreditation) or the New Zealand programme.
  2. Before NZQA undertakes a review described in rule 21.1, NZQA must give reasonable notice to the relevant institution or standard-setting body.
  3. The relevant instutution or standard-setting body must provide relevant information and otherwise cooperate with NZQA for the purposes of the special review.


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