This is the main page for vendors of student management systems (SMS) with regard to school roll returns, that is, the collection of student data from schools.
Last Updated: October 2019
This page is specifically developed for the vendors of student management systems and focuses on school roll returns. Information on this page is often technical in nature. Code sets made available here are specifically for vendors. These code sets may be pre-release versions and should not be used by schools until they are formally released as they will provide invalid results. Schools looking for current information on roll returns should use the following link: Collection Forms
On this page:
- Section 1: Roll Return and e-Returns Specification Manual
- Section 2: e-Return SMS Design Specification
- Section 3: Business Requirements for electronic sign-off for Roll Returns
- Section 4: Test Scripts and Test Plans for Roll Return and Audit Requirements
- Section 5: Application Forms for Data Sharing
- Section 6: Country of Citizenship Codes
- Section 7: Iwi Classification Codes
- Section 8: Language Codes
- Section 9: Subject Codes
- Section 10: Secondary Tertiary Programmes
- Section 11: Directory of Educational Institutions
- Section 12: School Name and Number Codes
- Section 13: ART - Numbers, Names Needs
Roll Return and e-Returns
Specification Manual (Version 26.1) Updated: Oct-2019
The manual provides the roll return specifications for Student Management Systems (SMS) in schools. Please see the section on Key Changes (page 8) which outlines the changes to the most recent roll return specifications.
e-Return SMS Design SpecificationUpdated: Sep-2012
for electronic sign-off for Roll Returns Updated: Oct-2018
Test Scripts and Test Plan Updated: Oct-2019
Data Sharing Approval Student Management Systems Updated: Oct-2019
Country of Citizenship CodesUpdated: Oct-2015
Iwi Classification CodesUpdated: Feb-2018
Language Codes Updated: Nov-2019
Subject Codes (Schooling) Updated: Oct-2019
Secondary Tertiary Programme CodesUpdated: Oct-2019
You can find current addresses and other descriptive details of all New Zealand Educational Institutions from schools through to tertiary education providers.
School Name and Number Codes Updated: Oct-2019
A list of School Names and School Number Codes are provided for those schools completing the "Previous School" question in Roll Returns.