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


Using a Consultant for Principal Performance Reviews

Using an external consultant does not release the board from their responsibilities as an employer. The board is accountable for managing and monitoring the principal's performance.

If using a consultant, NZSTA recommends the board

Qualities sought in an external reviewer


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