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


Area School Principals' Professional Standards

Letter from Ministry of Education to boards (docx)  

Areas of practice and professional standards


Provide professional leadership that focuses the school culture on enhancing learning and teaching.

Professional Standards


Create a learning environment in which there is an expectation that all students will experience success in learning.

Professional Standards


Develop and use management systems to support and enhance student learning.

Professional Standards


Strengthen communication and relationships to enhance student learning.

Professional Standards

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