Education Act Changes

The new legislation came 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


Effective governance - Keeping your records straight

As a board, you play a vital role in leading the future direction and performance of your school and good record keeping is an important part of that role.

Good record-keeping:

This resource explains each of these reasons further and offers some practical suggestions about how to keep good records.

These guidelines have been developed by the Ministry of Education and NZSTA as part of the family of Effective Governance resources for school boards to help trustees understand their governance role and how to fulfil the responsibilities that go with it.

Effective governance - Keeping your records straight (pdf)

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