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


Support Staff Workforce Strategy 2011

The Support Staff Working Group comprises staff and representatives of NZEI Te Riu Roa, New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA), and Ministry of Education officials.

The Terms of Reference (pdf) set out the scope of work.  

The Working Group has been charged with identifying:

In this second report, the findings of their work have resulted in some key recommendations which have been approved by the Secretary for Education (copy of the stage two report (docx)).


The Support Staff Working Group recommends that:


Use of the findings and the report

Future action


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