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


Supplementary Learning Support Service (SLS)

In 2012, the decision was made that the SLS and RTLB services would be amalgamated.  To facilitate this process a number of employment arrangements were put in place:

SLS Teachers seeking RTLB positions or alternative opportunities: It has been agreed that as part of this process current SLS will have the opportunity to be considered for RTLB positions. Where current SLS teachers apply for an RTLB position, the cluster is to provide them with an opportunity to be interviewed.

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