Education agencies

Careers New Zealand
Helps people make the best decisions about jobs, training and careers, at any age or stage of their lives.
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Education Council
Is the professional body for New Zealand teachers. Alongside championing best practise and leadership, the Council is:

  • responsible for the registration and ongoing certification of teachers in New Zealand. 
  • supporting the processes to make sure teachers meet and maintain the necessary standards needed to teach. 
  • Manages the systems for ensuring teachers are competent, and administers the process for managing complaints about teachers.
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Education New Zealand (ENZ)
The lead Government agency for the promotion of New Zealand education internationally. ENZ works to build awareness of New Zealand as a study destination and to pave the way for exporting education institutions and businesses.

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Education Review Office (ERO) - Te Tari Arotake Matauranga
Reviews and reports publicly on the quality of education in all New Zealand schools and early childhood education services. ERO also publishes national reports on current education topics.
Education Review Office, Te Tari Akotake Mātauranga.
Ministry of Education - Te Tāhuhu o Te Mātauranga
Works with the education sector and the community to raise achievement and reduce disparity by focusing on excellence in teaching, quality providers and engaging families and communities in learning.
Ministry of Education, Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga.
New Zealand Qualifications Authority - Mana Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Ensures that New Zealand qualifications are regarded as credible and robust, nationally and internationally.
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Tertiary Education Commission - Te Amorangi Mātauranga Matua
Responsible for government-funded post-compulsory education and training offered in New Zealand.
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The Correspondence School - Te Kura
Provides distance education from early childhood level to Year 13. Their learning advisors, teachers and in-region staff work with students, their families and communities to help students achieve their potential.
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Universities New Zealand (UNZ) - Te Pōkai Tara
Responsible for the quality of university programmes, administers a range of scholarships and represents the universities in the public interest, both nationally and internationally.
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