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Membership matters 13 September 2018

13 September 2018  NZCER Survey of secondary schools in full swing – please respond ERO evaluation report on sexuality education  Online safety  Religion in schools  Joint Taskforce on reducing compliance  Pitopito Korero   NZCER Survey of secondary schools…

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Trustees disturbed by extent of principals' suffering

MEDIA RELEASE 11 SEPTEMBER 2018     The extent of principals’ distress shown in the latest NZEI principals’ wellbeing survey is disturbing, says NZSTA President Lorraine Kerr.

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STAnews August 2018

Read the STAnews August 2018 issue. View all STAnews issues here.

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Membership matters 17 August 2018

17 August 2018  Tomorrow's Schools submissionsThank you to all of you who made your own submission to the Tomorrow’s Schools Review panel.

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Operations Update, Term 3 2018

Tēnā koutou.   Welcome to the start of Term 3.

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Come join the NZSTA team

Who are we? NZSTA provides national support to assist communities in the provision of outstanding governance for schools, through effective employment advice, HR and organisational development practices as well as a…

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Litigation relating to pro-rated non-contact time for part-time teachers

11 July 2018  Kia ora, In 2017 the New Zealand Post Primary Teachers’ Association (the “PPTA”) commenced an action on behalf of its members based on pro-rated non-contact time for part-time teachers.…

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Possible stop-­work action

5 July 2018  Kia ora, NZEI Te Rui Roa has announced the rejection of the Secretary for Educations initial offer for teachers and principals as part of the negotiations for the Primary…

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Trustees value their principals, but worry about unmanageable expectations

MEDIA RELEASE 22 June 2018     Despite the inflammatory language being used in media coverage, NZSTA is not suggesting that principals should “be dumped” from school boards of trustees.

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Membership matters 20 June 2018

20 June 2018  Annual Report and Annual General MeetingBy now you should have received your copies of the NZSTA Annual Report.

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NZSTA Tomorrow's Schools Discussion paper

NZSTA has just published a discussion paper identifying some key issues for discussion in the Tomorrow’s Schools review.

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Membership matters 22 May 2018

Budget 2018 was presented to the House yesterday. This memo updates boards on the details of Vote: Education.

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Membership matters 4 May 2018

Managing students with behavioural issues - Please respond! Last year’s AGM established a working group to consider this issue and come up with ideas on what needs to be done to…

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Operations Update 2 May 2018

Tēnā koutou.   Welcome to the start of Term 2, as we say goodbye to a phenomenal summer and hello to winter.

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Membership matters 28 March 2018

Conference Registrations now open! Registrations are now open for NZSTA’s 2018 National Conference. Check out the conference programme or register now on our 2018 Conference website.

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Draft guidelines to bring clarity and consistency on firearms in schools

MEDIA RELEASE5 March 2018It is important that boards of trustees and their school communities provide feedback on the draft guidelines for schools on the safe use and storage of firearms, released…

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Membership matters 1 March 2018

1 March 2018   Government workplan On Wednesday Minister Hipkins released a cabinet paper outlining the government’s workplan for education.

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