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



Govtalks is the place to view a series of short videos from a range of speakers on the key components of governance; accountability, leadership, representation and the employer role.  Watch Hekia Parata, Minister of Education speak about driving a culture of excellence, and Iona Holsted, Chief Review Officer, Education Review Office, discuss ERO’s commitment to improving our excellent education system.  Also view a range of NZSTA staff talking about the services available to boards. Keep watching the site for new interviews, articles, latest news, and presentations from governance experts and leaders in their fields.

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