Code Sets and ClassificationsLarger code sets used by the various Ministry of Education data collections. Smaller code sets are contained within the Guidelines on Education Counts.
Country of Citizenship Codes
A list of Citizenship codes for use in School Student Management Systems, ENROL and Tertiary Student Management Systems.
Ethnic Group Codes
This page provides information about ethnic group codes and rankings the Ministry uses in its data collections.
Iwi Data: Collection & Use
The Ministry is implementing collection of iwi affiliations of students in early childhood centres, schools and tertiary education organisations. This page provides background…
A list of Iwi codes used in the Early Childhood Education and School roll returns. If you would like background information on why the information is important, how it wil…
Language Codes (ECE)
A list of Language codes used in Early Learning Information System are available on this page.
Language Codes (Schooling)
A list of foreign language codes used in the Student Record Transfer. The language codes (schooling) are available as download files:
National Qualification Codes
National tertiary qualification codes for use by tertiary education providers. The list is made up of New Zealand certificates and diplomas and National certificates and dipl…
New Zealand Standard Classification of Education (NZSCED)
A list of codes used to classify courses and qualifications at tertiary level by field of study. Copies of the NZSCED codes are available as downloads on this page. Last Upd…
Secondary Tertiary Programme Codes
Secondary Tertiary Programme codes for use in 2016.
Subject Codes (Schooling)
A list of subject codes used in the school roll return. The subject codes are available as download files: