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Education Standards Authority Act 2013 No 89
Current version for 1 January 2017 to date (accessed 23 November 2017 at 20:19)
Part 2 Division 2 Section 12
12   Functions of Authority
(1)  The Authority has the functions conferred or imposed on it by or under:
(a)  the education and teaching legislation, or
(b)  any other legislation.
(2)  In particular, the Authority has functions under the education and teaching legislation in relation to the following:
(a)  the school curriculum for primary and secondary school children,
(b)  the approval of initial and continuing teacher education courses and programs that are relevant to the accreditation of persons under the Teacher Accreditation Act 2004,
(c)  the accreditation of teachers and the monitoring of the accreditation process across all schools and early childhood education centres under that Act,
(d)  basic skills testing,
(e)  the granting of Records of School Achievement and Higher School Certificates,
(f)  the registration and accreditation of schools,
(g)  the approval of providers of courses at schools to overseas students,
(h)  the development, content and application of professional teaching standards,
(i)  reporting and advising on matters relating to the Authority’s functions.