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:

Index of Links
Minister of Education and Associate Ministers of Education
Minister for Tertiary Education and Associate Minister of Tertiary Education
Ministry of Education Links
Government Portals
National Education Focus
International Education Focus
Education Research Organisations
- National Research Sites
- University Research Sites
- International Research Sites

Minister of Education and Associate Ministers

Hon Hekia Parata

Hon Hekia Parata

Minister of Education

Hon Nikki Kaye

Hon Nikki Kaye

Associate Minister of

Minister for Tertiary Education and Associate Minister


Hon Steven Joyce

Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills & Employment

Louise Upston

Louise Upston
Associate Minister for
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment

Ministry of Education Links

Ministry of Education
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
Arts Online is the key professional resource for all arts educators in primary and secondary schools in New Zealand.

Digital Opportunities Project (DigiOps)
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.

Education Gazette
The Official magazine of the Ministry of Education.

English Online
A site for English teachers (years 1-13) which includes teaching resources, networks and research for teachers and student projects and publication opportunities

Educational Leaders 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.

NZ Maths 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.

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 Tere Auraki
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.

Teach 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.

WickED is a fun learning site for kids between the ages of 7 and 12.

Government Portals

New Zealand Government 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.

New Zealand's official statistics portal with links to official statistics published by Statistics New Zealand and other government agencies.

Business Government 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 Services
Information on New Zealand as a study destination.

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 childhood services

Independent Schools of New Zealand
ISNZ represents private and independant school.

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 co-ordinate 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.

Contract Mapping
Access to information about social services that the government funds in your community.

International Education Focus

Association for Tertiary Education Management
An Australasian association of tertiary education administrators and managers.

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 and the social research and evalaution sector to improve capability, capacity and outcomes.

New Zealand Council for Educational 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 Teaching and Learning Research Initiative aims to build knowledge through partnership and research, about teaching and learning.

Kiwi Research Information Service (NZ
A gateway to the open-access research documents produced at universities, polytechnics and other research institutions throughout New Zealand.

Education Research Organisations
University Research Sites

Research and Enterprise (The University of Otago)
Research and Enterprise information on the University of Otago website.

Research Centres (The University of Auckland)
Index for University of Auckland Research Centres

Woolf Fisher Research Centre (The University of Auckland)
Centre for the development for education within South Auckland communities with an emphasis on Māori and Pasific Island children's education.

Research Unit in Pasific and International Education (The University of Auckland)
Established as a centre for the co-ordination, publication and dissemination fo research into Pasific Education.

Uniservices Limited (The University of Auckland)
Commercial research and knowledge transfer company for the University of Auckland.

Research Office (University of Waikato)
Assists the University of Waikato's academic staff in their quest for research funding and other support.

Massey Research (Massey University)
Provides research support activities to academic staff.

Institute for Early Childhood Studies (Victoria University of Wellington)
The Institute aims to bring together early childhood teachers, researchers and other professionals to contribute to the knowledge base for early childhood education.

Victoria University's commercial arm through which contract research and consulting, intellectual property commercialisation and other services are offered.

Research & Innovation (University of Canterbury)
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 University.

Lincoln Agritech Limited
Lincoln Agritech provides development and consulting services and develops technologies for commercial exploitation.

Children's Issues Centre (University of Otago)
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

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 Centre
The Evaluation Center’s mission is to advance the theory, practice, and utilization of evaluation. The Center’s principal activities are research, education, service, dissemination, and national and international leadership in evaluation.

The WWW Virtual Library: Evaluation
An online database of high quality internet resources related to social policy evaluation.

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