Board information

Access a range of guidance and resources that support boards to meet their obligations to both the Education and Training Act 2020 and to their schools.

More reading on these topics is essential as they regard information and mandatory action for board members.

Board roles and responsibilities, legislation and structure

Boards of school and kura

Board objectives

Board elections

Board election funding

School board elections website(external link)


All-of-Government (AOG) contracts

Archiving and disposing of school records

Effective governance [PDF, 1.3MB] – NZSTA(external link)

Interventions in state and state-integrated schools and kura

Media enquiries – Information for schools

Schools planning and reporting

Schools planning and reporting

Schools annual report (annual finance statement)

Managing school finances

Student attendance and behaviour

Managing student attendance

Managing student behaviour

Stand-downs, suspensions, exclusions and expulsions – Part 1: Legal

Stand-downs, suspensions, exclusions and expulsions – Part 2: Good practice

Positive Behaviour for Learning (PB4L)

Property, ICT and transport

Property and school transport

Property funding

Your school's ICT network

Health and safety

The Vulnerable Children Act 2014 requirements for schools and kura

Health, safety and wellbeing

Food safety for schools and kura (Food Act 2014)

Education outside the classroom website(external link)

Running a hostel


Communities of Learning

Principal recruitment allowance

Teacher-led innovation fund

Community conversations

Achievement for all learners

Learning support

Māori learners

Pacific learners

National Education and Learning Priorities

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