Home education (home schooling)

Home education (sometimes known as home schooling) is an option in New Zealand.

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  • Parents, Caregives and Whānau


Information for parents and caregivers

Parents and caregivers who want to educate their child at home need to first get approval from their local Ministry of Education office.

Visit our Parents website for more information.

Home  education — Parents website(external link)

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