Links to other web sites and web portals managed, or sponsored, by the Ministry of Education. And links to other
education focused web sites that may be of interest.
What is on this page:
Minister of Education and Associate Ministers
Hon Hekia Parata
Minister of Education
Hon Dr Pita Sharples
Associate Minister of
Hon Nikki Kaye
Associate Minister of
Minister for Tertiary Education and Associate Minister
Hon Steven Joyce
Hon Tariana Turia
Associate Minister for
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment
Ministry of Education Links
The Ministry of Education is the Government's lead advisor on the New Zealand education system, shaping direction for sector agencies and providers.
Arts Online is the key professional resource for all arts educators in primary and secondary schools in New Zealand
The Digital Opportunities projects are joint partnerships between schools, organisations involved in ICT and the Ministry of Education. The aim of the projects are to improve learning through the use of leading edge technologies.
Early Childhood Education
Advice, support and information about early childhood education.
The official magazine of the Ministry of Education.
A site for English teachers (years 1-13) which includes teaching resources, networks and research for teachers and student projects and publication opportunities.
Informational resource for principals and school leaders.
A website that takes a problem solving approach to learning mathematics.
Services for Tertiary Education Organisations.
Your one stop site for achieving in NCEA maths, science, and English.
Find what you need to know, contact subject teachers, and get
encouragement from other students.
Te Hiringa i te Mahara
Te Hiringa i te Mahara aims to empower you as a Māori secondary
school teacher, particularly if you are a teacher of te reo Māori.
Te Kete Ipurangi
Bilingual portal site which provides quality assured educational material
for teachers, school managers, and the wider education community.
A unit of the Ministry of Education concerned with promoting teaching as
a profession and assisting people to become teachers.
Tertiary Analysis Newsletters
These newsletters publicise the latest information on tertiary education
research, analysis and statistics. It features work from the Ministry of
Education, as well as other government agencies.
WickED is a fun learning site for kids between the ages of 7 and 12.
New Zealand Government
Find out all that you need to know about everything that Government has
to offer. From drivers' licences to dog licences, tax issues to health
issues, starting a family to starting a business.
New Zealand's official statistics portal with links to official statistics
published by Statistics New Zealand and other government agencies.
When you've got a question about work this is the place to be. You'll find
useful links and information on everything to do with employment and
training in New Zealand. Take a look around or use 'Search' to find what
Business Government NZ
Business.govt.nz is the whole of government business portal designed to
make it easier to run your business. It acts as an online business adviser,
providing a gateway to business resources.
National Education Focus
Career advice, planning and information.
Education New Zealand
Information on New Zealand as a study destination.
Education Review Office
Government department responsible for reviewing and reporting publicly
on the quality of education in all New Zealand schools and early
Independent Schools of New Zealand
ISNZ represents private and independant schools.
Industry Training Federation
The Industry Training Federation (ITF) is a membership-based
organisation, representing Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) that
works with agencies and sector groups to improve the policy for and
delivery of industry training.
Ministry of Social Development
Strategic social policy advice to Government and delivers income support
and employment services.
New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Provides an overarching role in quality assured qualifications and to
coordinate national qualifications in New Zealand.
New Zealand School Trustees Association
NZSTA supports and provides information to boards of trustees in the
compulsory education sector.
New Zealand Teachers Council
Teacher Licensing in New Zealand.
Statistics New Zealand
New Zealand's major source of statistics.
Access to information about social services the that government funds in
International Education Focus
Association for Tertiary Education Management
An Australasian association of tertiary education administrators and
International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement.
An independent, international cooperative of national research
institutions and governmental research agencies. IEA oversees the TIMSS
and PIRLS assessments.
The Progress in International Reading Literacy Study is a research project
that will provide information on the reading literacy of Year 5 students. It
is an international comparative study in which 35 countries participated in
the first data collection in 2001.
The Programme for International Student Assessment is an international
study that assesses how well 15-year-old students are prepared to meet
the challenges of today's society. It is a three-yearly survey of
15-year-olds in the principal industrialised countries.
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, formerly known
as the Third International Mathematics and Science Study, is an
international comparative study that provides countries the opportunity to
examine trends in mathematics and science achievement at the middle
primary level (Year 5) and lower secondary level (Year 9)
Education Research Organisations
National Research Sites
A coordination hub for government agencies and the social research and
evaluation sector to improve capability, capacity and outcomes.
New Zealand Council for Education Research
An independent, educational research organisation with a bicultural focus.
New Zealand Association for Research in Education
NZARE is an association which aims to foster a high standard in the
practice of educational research.
Teaching & Learning Research Initiative
The TLRI aims to build knowledge through partnership and research,
about teaching and learning.
Kiwi Research Information Service
A gateway to the open-access research documents produced at
universities, polytechnics, and other research institutions throughout New
Education Research Organisations
University Research Sites
Otago Polytechnic: Expertise & Publications Search
Research Expertise and Publications database on the Otago Polytechnic
University of Auckland Research Centres website
Index for University of Auckland Research Centres.
International Research Institute for Māori and Indigenous Education
Undertakes research in all aspects of Māori and other indigenous
Woolf Fisher Research Centre
Centre for the development of education within South Auckland
communities with an emphasis on Māori and Pacific islands children's
Research Unit for Pacific Education
Established as a centre for the co-ordination, publication and
dissemination of research into Pacific Education.
Auckland Uniservices Ltd
Commercial research and knowledge transfer company for the University
Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research (Waikato University)
Established disseminate research relating to the broad field of learning
Centre for Science and Technology Education Research
Provides a focus for postgraduate teaching, research and development in
science, technology and environmental education.
Assists the University of Waikato's academic staff in their quest for
research funding and other support.
Massey University Research Services
Provides research support activities to academic staff.
Institute for Early Childhood Studies
The Institute aims to bring together early childhood teachers, researchers
and other professionals to contribute to the knowledge base for early
Victoria University's commercial arm through which contract research and
consulting, intellectual property commercialisation and other services are
A subsidiary of the University of Canterbury set up to work in partnership
with industry to maximise the value of the intellectual property of the
Lincoln Ventures Limited Group
LVL provides development and consulting services and develops
technologies for commercial exploitation.
Centre for Research on Children and Families
The Centre aims to conduct and disseminate research of the highest
standard that promotes understanding of the well-being among children
and families. national interdisciplinary forum for research into and
discussion of children's issues.
The purpose of the National Education Monitoring Project is to get a
broad picture of the achievements New Zealand school students at
successive points in time so that: trends in educational performance can
be identified and reported; good information is available to assist policy
makers, curriculum specialists and educators with their planning; and the
public can know about trends in educational achievement.
Education Research Organisations
International Research Sites
Policy Hub is a web-site, developed by the Cabinet Office Government
Social Research Unit, which aims to improve the way public policy is
shaped and delivered.
The Australasian Evaluation Society
The AES is a professional organisation for people involved in evaluation,
which aims to improve the theory, practice and use of evaluation.
The Evaluation Exchange
Harvard Family Research Project's evaluation periodical.
The Evaluation Center
The Evaluation Center's mission is to advance the theory, practice, and
utilization of evaluation.
The WWW Virtual Library: Evaluation
An online database of high quality Internet resources related to social