Resourcing information for schools and kura.


Pourato is the Ministry of Education's resourcing system for schools | kura. You can view funding and staffing entitlements online and be confident that you’ve got the latest information.

Pourato makes it fast and easy to view and track changes to your resourcing information.

What's new

Export to Excel for Staffing tabs

Export to Excel is available on Staffing Entitlement tabs including Your Entitlement, Provisional and Confirmed.

Click on the Export to Excel button to download staffing entitlements across each pay period in the year displayed.

2023 Annual Adjustments

The Annual Adjustment is a recalculation of the whole 2023 funding year after the Quarter 4 (Q4) instalment is published. Any change to roll, staffing or rates after Q4, may adjust your funding entitlements over the year.

For more information visit 2023 Annual Adjustments

Quarter 1 (Q1), 2024 Operational Funding

The Q1 instalment was paid to your bank account on 3 January 2024 along with the 2023 Annual Adjustment payment or recovery.

The bank reference for the Q1 instalment and the Annual Adjustment display on your Funding Summary.

Provisional Roll for 2024

Your 2024 provisional roll, staffing and funding entitlements can be viewed in Pourato.

2024 'Your Entitlement' banner

The FTTE, Units MMA and SMA figures in the banner on the 2024 Your Entitlement tab compares the 2023 and 2024 Entitlement Staffing figures. 

Key features

  • list item bullet View rolls, funding and staffing entitlements in one place.
  • list item bullet Access latest resourcing information.
  • list item bullet Keep track of changes.
  • list item bullet Receive notification by email following updates.

Meaning of Pourato

The name Pourato is made from two parts:

Pou - which means to direct, guide or support, and

Rato - meaning to provide, service or distribute


The name reflects the purpose of the system, which is ensuring education providers have all the resources they need, delivered in the most effective way, so they can focus on helping children thrive.