Supporting transitions

The information in this section supports students who are entering, returning to or leaving the New Zealand school system.

Level of compliance Main audience Other


  • Principals and Tumuaki
  • Parents, Caregivers, and Whānau
  • Boards
  • Service Academies

Education service in the youth court

Help in the youth justice system engage in education

Home education (home schooling)

National transition guidelines for students with additional learning needs

International student visitors

Refugee background students

Early leaving exemption (EXL)

Education to employment

Trades academies

Vocational pathways – Youth Guarantee(external link)

Services academies – Youth Guarantee(external link)

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