Novopay issues remain high on the list of concerns for Otago
schools, despite Minister Responsible for Novopay Steven
Joyce saying pay periods 16 and 17 had the lowest number of
complaints and notifications since monitoring began in
An Otago primary school principal believes a new online tool
being developed by the Ministry of Education for assessing
primary pupil achievement may go the same way as the
beleaguered Novopay payroll system.
It seems teachers dealing with the cynically dubbed
''no-pay'' Novopay education payroll system still have no
real reason to celebrate - despite receiving the
much-anticipated results of a technical review and the
announcement of a $6 million support package from the
Government last week.