NZEI Te Riu Roa primary principal disengagement action

NZEI Te Riu Roa, which represents around 1,800 primary school principals, has notified the Ministry and affected Boards of Trustees of a partial strike from 8 July to 16 August.

The period includes the first weeks of Term 3 which begins on Monday 22 July.

During the partial strike primary schools will remain open for instruction and there will be no disruption in being able to send children to school.

While primary principals will be stopping participation in Ministry-led activities, other school staff will not.

Any Board of Trustees members who need more information about managing a partial-strike should consult the Ministry of Education / NZ Schools Trustees Association Guidance available via this link: https://www.nzsta.org.nz/latest-news/primary-principals-partial-strike-update/

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