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This course examines the intersection between education and the law in New Zealand. It combines legal theory with practical legal challenges that education professionals may encounter. The course assumes no prior legal training, addresses contemporary challenges and covers areas such as statutory interpretation, judicial review, employment law and privacy law, as well as issues relating to school discipline and child protection. There is scope for students to research in an area of education law that is of interest to them.
Subject to the approval of the Head of School