The Education Act has changed.

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 actupdates@nzsta.org.nz.

 

Student Achievement

Each board of trustees, through the principal and staff, is required to develop and implement a curriculum for students in years 1-13:

Each board of trustees, through the principal and staff, is required to provide all students in years 1-10 with effectively taught programmes of learning in:

When designing and reviewing their curriculum, schools select achievement objectives from each area in response to the identified interests and learning needs of their students.

Note: All schools with students in years 7-10 should be working towards offering students opportunities for learning a second or subsequent language. Teaching programmes should be based on the learning languages statement and the achievement objectives for this learning area. Teaching programmes for students in years 11-13 should be based, in the first instance, on the appropriate national curriculum statements.

Each board of trustees, through the principal and staff, is required:

Each board of trustees, through the principal and staff, is required to implement its curriculum in accordance with the priorities set out in the National Education Goals and the National Administration Guidelines.

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