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


Performance Agreement Process

The chart below provides an overview of how boards, in consultation with principals, should develop and confirm performance agreements (templates). Additional information is available about creating a performance agreementwriting performance objectives, writing learning and development objectives and the current professional standards for principals.

 Performance Agreement Process

Download: The Principal performance agreement flowchart (png)

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