Ministry of Education
Building a world-leading education system that equips all New Zealanders with the knowledge, skills, and values to be successful citizens in the 21st century.
Information about your child's education including tips on choosing an ECE service or school, what they learn, how their progress is assessed and more.
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Teaching resources, curriculum information, forms and processes, teaching news and professional development.
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Information and resources boards need for effective governance of their schools.
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Study tools, websites, scholarships, guides to studying in New Zealand.
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Access to research literature with a focus on education in New Zealand.
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Any school staff member who is not paid or is significantly underpaid should contact the pay administrator at their school. If they are not able to do that, they can contact the Ministry who can arrange a payment into their bank account. This can be done by calling 0800 663 772 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘manual payment’ in the subject line.
2014 Teacher Study Awards, Study Support Grants and Sabbaticals - applications now open.
Education initiatives announced by the Government in Budget 2013.
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Decisions about next steps for education renewal in Christchurch announced 18 February.
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The Safetravel and Ministry of Health websites have been updated following the recent instances of avian influenza in China.
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Content last updated: 22 May 2013
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