About us

The Ministry of Education is the Government's lead advisor on the New Zealand education system, shaping direction for sector agencies and providers.

Our purpose

Lifting aspiration and raising educational achievement for every New Zealander.

Our behaviours

We get the job done  Ka oti i a mātou ngā mahi

We are respectful, we listen, we learn  He rōpū manaaki, he rōpū whakarongo, he rōpū ako mātou

We back ourselves and others to win  Ka manawanui ki a mātou me ētahi ake kia wikitoria

We work together for maximum impact  Ka mahi ngātahi mo te tukinga nui tonu

Great Results are our bottom line  Ko ngā huanga tino pai a mātou whāinga mutunga



Content last updated: 8 December 2014