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


Learning Management System

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What is the Learning Management System (LMS)?

LMS will enable you to do the following:

How do I know if I am registered for LMS?

An activation email for LMS was previously sent out to trustees for whom we have a unique email address. 

If you did not receive this, please email with your full name and school asking to be activated in the LMS. 

login to LMS

The governance professional development pathway

NZSTA offers a comprehensive governance professional development learning pathway - this will allow you to gain the essential knowledge you need to be an effective board member. The pathway will guide you through the required learning enabling you to contribute fully to your board’s work.

The pathway will guide you through each level of learning ensuring that the four critical aspects of governance are included. Check out the four critical aspects

The governance professional development pathway is made up of three levels of knowledge and practice. 

Level 1  Level 2  Level 3

You will now be recognised for undertaking professional development

You can earn badges by completing assessments for each topic, with an overall level badge awarded by collecting all the compulsory topic badges. 

Certificates are also available to confirm attendance at a course or for completing an online module.

Governance PD Outline                               LMS Help


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