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


NZSTA Trustee Accreditation Process

NZSTA offers trustees from member boards the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to strengthening school governance by becoming an NZSTA Accredited Trustee.

The aim of the NZSTA Trustee Accreditation Process is to support and strengthen school governance in New Zealand State and State Integrated Schools and is in accordance with NZSTA's strategic professional development statement:

"To up-skill boards for effective governance outcomes"

Why become an accredited trustee?


A database of Accredited Trustees will be maintained in the members' area of the NZSTA website.

A brochure with more information on Trustee Accreditation.

If you are interested in applying for accreditation, click on the following links:

Please contact the coordinator governance to discuss the process or to obtain more information or phone 0800 782 435 (option 3).

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