Education Act 1989

Before its repeal, this Act was administered by: Ministry of Education
  • repealed
  • Education Act 1989: repealed, on 1 August 2020, by section 669(3)(b) of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).
77 Guidance and counselling

The principal of a State school shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that—


students get good guidance and counselling; and


students in form 1 and above are provided with appropriate career education and guidance that is designed to prepare them to join the workforce or undertake further education or training when they leave school; and


a student’s parents are told of matters that, in the principal’s opinion,—


are preventing or slowing the student’s progress through the school; or


are harming the student’s relationships with teachers or other students.

Compare: 1964 No 135 s 193A

Section 77(ab): inserted, on 19 May 2017, by section 49 of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 20).