Welcome from the President

STANZ (Inc) is the national association which represents the professional interests of all science technicians in education. Our objectives are to endorse guidelines for science technician qualifications, role descriptions, professional development and support, resource requirements, deployment ratios, career structure and progression.

We welcome new members and seasoned professionals to take advantage of the information on this site. It has been put together by the many talented technicians in our organisation.

 

Ian de Stigter’s paper on pay relativity April 2021

School Science Technician and Librarian Pay Relativity to the average hourly wage, 1989-2020 by Ian de Stigter April 2021 Data from all-sectors ordinary-time average hourly wage data was obtained from the Quarterly Employment Survey produced by Statistics NZ, and this is compared in the graph below against… Read More

Communications Report May 2021

Communications Officer Report for May 2021 I have taken on the role of Communications Officer until the end of the current Executive Term   The STANZ Executive met at St. Patrick’s College Wellington at the end of Term One. Here is a summary of decisions and discussions.   STANZ AGM… Read More

President’s Report April 2021 AGM

It has been another funny start to the year this year, with Auckland already having two lock down periods due to the Covid-19 outbreak in Papatoetoe. The disruption has definitely had flow on effects for us, delaying assessments and distracting students. Fingers crossed that we have seen the last of… Read More