Education Act Changes

The new legislation comes 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



An officer is anyone employed by the board who holds a senior position and is able to exercise significant influence over the management of the school, eg the principal. It does not include anyone who merely advises or makes recommendations but has no authority to implement changes.

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