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Thumbs up for school property announcement

Monday, 2 December 2019, 11:15 am | NZ School Trustees Association

The New Zealand School Trustees Association is giving the thumbs up to the government’s announcement of between $50,000 and $400,000 per school for immediate repairs and upgrades to school property, saying it will help to ease the load for schools right ... More >>

Equity funding announcement is great news for everyone

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 10:25 am | NZ School Trustees Association

The New Zealand School Trustees Association is delighted with Minister Hipkins’ announcement that the new Equity Index to replace school deciles could be implemented as early as 2021. More >>

More action, less complacency needed to prevent bullying

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 4:05 pm | NZ School Trustees Association

The New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) agrees with the Children’s Commissioner that more action is needed to address bullying in schools. More >>

The cost of overhauling school governance

Friday, 14 June 2019, 4:07 pm | NZ School Trustees Association

The New Zealand School Trustees Association is reassured by Minister Hipkins’ acknowledgement to Select Committee that recommendations for changing the basis of school governance would come at a significant cost. More >>

Giving back to the school educating my children

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 1:59 pm | NZ School Trustees Association

Roly has been on his local school board for Central Normal School for the past 6 years. This year he says it’s time to handover to the new trustees and have new voices represent his community on the school board. More >>

Proud to be a School Trustee

Friday, 8 February 2019, 4:04 pm | NZ School Trustees Association

The New Zealand School Trustees Association is inviting people who have served on a school board of trustees at any time in the past 30 years, to rally via social media. More >>

Māori history curriculum already available

Friday, 8 February 2019, 4:03 pm | NZ School Trustees Association

The New Zealand School Trustees Association supports the teaching of New Zealand history in schools but is bewildered by calls for a curriculum. More >>

Tomorrow’s Schools review is the right thing

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 11:50 am | NZ School Trustees Association

Public anxiety about the future of school boards of trustees under the review of Tomorrow’s Schools is misplaced, the New Zealand School Trustees Association believes. More >>

School Trustees conference returns to the South

Friday, 12 May 2017, 3:17 pm | NZ School Trustees Association

New Zealand’s largest education conference is gearing up to be held in Dunedin from 14 to 16 July - this is the first time, since the 2011 earthquake closed the Christchurch Convention Centre, to be held in the South Island. More >>

Change ahead for NZSTA

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 5:15 pm | NZ School Trustees Association

For the first time in its 27 years the NZSTA Board has announced the appointment of a new CEO. Nick Inskip has considerable experience in governance and working with boards on developing and executing strategy, and implementing change. He also has ... More >>

Promising start to Funding Review

Friday, 18 November 2016, 5:21 pm | NZ School Trustees Association

The New Zealand School Trustees’ Association is welcoming the Minister of Education’s announcement of the next phase in the funding review as a promising start. More >>

Standing again? Absolutely!

Friday, 15 April 2016, 4:14 pm | NZ School Trustees Association

Sue Robinson knew nothing about Darfield High School when she stood for election to the board three years ago. She was new to the community. Her daughter was keen to go to the school. More >>

Giving back to great school in a way that makes a difference

Friday, 15 April 2016, 4:14 pm | NZ School Trustees Association

After eight years as a trustee in Motueka Brent Maru is standing again in 2016. Both his children have attended Motueka South School and then Motueka High School, and Brent is currently on the board of both. Both of his children have now left primary ... More >>

Bullying Prevention group is working well

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 11:33 am | NZ School Trustees Association

A collaborative group that started with an appeal from secondary principals for support in making schools safe from bullying in is making great progress says the New Zealand School Trustees Association. A spate of cases in 2005-2009 raised the profile of ... More >>

Home-school partnerships important for student success

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 9:25 am | NZ School Trustees Association

Strong partnerships between schools and their local communities are a key component to students achieving to their potential say Lorraine Kerr, President of the New Zealand School Trustees Association, and the joint announcement from Minister Parata ... More >>

Still a way to go but getting there says Parata

Monday, 21 July 2014, 4:58 pm | NZ School Trustees Association

New Zealand still has a way to go in providing every student with the quality of education they need and deserve, the Minister of Education told school trustees this weekend, but we are closing in on it. More >>

School trustees stay in the tent on IES

Monday, 21 July 2014, 4:58 pm | NZ School Trustees Association

School trustees at the NZSTA Annual General Meeting have rejected a remit calling for NZSTA to distance itself from the government’s Investing in Educational Success (IES) initiative. More >>

Will plus skill needed for healthy school culture

Monday, 21 July 2014, 4:56 pm | NZ School Trustees Association

Developing a healthy school culture takes will and skill according to author and school improvement guru Dr Anthony Muhammad. Healthy school cultures are essential to provide equal opportunities and reduce the achievement gap. More >>

School housing changes will benefit boards

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 9:32 am | NZ School Trustees Association

The New Zealand School Trustees Association says Minister Kaye’s announcement that school boards of trustees will now receive the full proceeds from sale of surplus school houses is good news for school boards. More >>

History in the making for school trustees

Friday, 13 December 2013, 9:10 am | NZ School Trustees Association

Trustees from around the country were invited to lunch at Parliament yesterday, hosted by Minister Parata to thank them for their work over the past year. More >>

 

 

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