Minister of Education and Associate Ministers of Education
Hon Chris Hipkins
Minister of EducationFind Out More
Hon Kelvin Davis
Associate Minister of EducationMāori EducationFind Out More
Hon Aupito William Sio
Associate Minister of EducationPacific PeoplesFind Out More
Hon Jan Tinetti
Associate Minister of EducationFind Out More
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.
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.
Education leaders provides information and ideas to support and develop professional learning for leadership.
The home of mathematics education in New Zealand. The site has information, videos, and interactive models to improve teaching.
Information, services and resources 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 aims to empower you as a Māori secondary school teacher, particularly if you are a teacher of te reo Māori.
Bilingual portal site which provides quality assured educational material for teachers, school managers, and the wider education community.
Govt.nz. is designed to make it easier for people to find and use government information and services online.
New Zealand's official statistics portal with links to official statistics published by Statistics New Zealand and other government agencies.
National education focus
Practical information on planning your career, job hunting, study and training options, help with putting together a CV as well as information for practitioners.
Information on New Zealand as a study destination.
Government department responsible for reviewing and reporting publicly on the quality of education in all New Zealand schools and early childhood services.
ISNZ represents private and independent schools.
The future of Vocational Learning in New Zealand. The Te Pūkenga establishment and transformation programme through to 2022 will bring New Zealand's Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics and transition Industry Training Organisations into a single institution.
Strategic social policy advice to Government and delivers income support and employment services.
The Adult literacy, numeracy and cultural capability is a key part of the national infrastructure to strengthen the literacy and numeracy skills of adult learners in New Zealand. It provides professional learning opportunities for the New Zealand tertiary education sector and workforce.
NZQA provides an overarching role in quality assured qualifications and to co-ordinate national qualifications in New Zealand.
The New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) supports and provides information to boards of trustees in the compulsory education sector.
The Education Council provides information about becoming a teacher, getting certificated and praciticing as a teacher.
Access to information about social services that the government funds in your community.
International education focus
An Australasian association of tertiary education administrators and managers.
International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement is 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. 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
The Hub is a one-stop-shop for New Zealand government social science research
The New Zealand Council for Educational Research is an independent, educational research organisation with a bicultural focus.
New Zealand Association for Research in Education is an association which aims to foster a high standard in the practice of educational research.
The Teaching and Learning Research Initiative aims to build knowledge through partnership and research, about teaching and learning.
Education research organisations - University research sites
Research and Enterprise information on the University of Otago website.
- Research institutes and centres: The University of Auckland
Index for University of Auckland Research Institutes and Centres.
Centre for the development for education within South Auckland communities with an emphasis on Māori and Pasific Island children's education.
Established as a centre for the co-ordination, publication and dissemination for research into Pacific Education.
Commercial research and knowledge transfer company for the University of Auckland.
Adult literacy, numeracy and cultural capability is a key part of the national infrastructure to strengthen the literacy and numeracy skills of adult learners in New Zealand. It provides professional learning opportunities for the New Zealand tertiary education sector and workforce.
The Research & Enterprise Office supports the University of Waikato's research activities and the process of creating value from research discoveries and innovation.
Provides research support activities to academic staff.
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.
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 provides development and consulting services and develops technologies for commercial exploitation.
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.
Education research organisations - International research sites
The AES is a professional organisation for people involved in evaluation, which aims to improve the theory, practice and use of evaluation.
The Evaluation Center is committed to advancing the theory, practice and use of evaluation through research, education, service and leadership.
The global family research project's mission is to to help develop and improve their strategies for engaging all families to have a voice in their children’s learning.
An online database of high quality internet resources related to social policy evaluation.