Education Act Changes

The new legislation came into effect on 19 May 2017.

We have created an overview of these changes.


NZSTA will continue to update you with factsheets, newsletters and through our website. 

You can call 0800 782 435 or email


Board Responsibilities

A board has a wide range of responsibilities and how well they undertake these responsibilities may determine how successful they are in governing their school. Section A of the Trustee Handbook (member only) explains that the board of trustees’ key areas of contribution are to:

The content found under this section of the website provides a board of trustees with useful information and advice on how they can exercise these responsibilities, particularly in some of the more generic roles that trustees take on within the board.

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