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. 

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Performance Review Process

The following chart gives an overview of how boards should carry out the performance review process to ensure good management of their principal's performance. More detailed guidance can be found in conducting performance reviews.

Additionally, information on whether to engage an external consultant, how to work with a consultant, where to find sources of evidence for the review and establishing a review policy is available. In the secondary area there is also guidance on the working relationship.

Performance Review Process


Download: Principal performance review flowchart (png)

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