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


Remote or isolated work

The board must manage risks to the health and safety of workers who perform remote or isolated work, eg a teacher or cleaner working after school hours. Processes need to include ways to communicate effectively with the worker to ensure their safety.

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