Boards roles and responsibilities

Boards of trustees are the governing bodies of schools and play a central role in the educational achievement of children and young people.

Relevant legislation

The Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (the Act) now clarifies the key roles and responsibilities of boards in school governance. These can be found in Schedule 6 of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017.

Schedule 6, Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 — NZ Legislation website(external link)

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