New Zealand’s K12 education system consistently ranks
amongst the best in the world.
The Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students is monitored by the New Zealand Government, covering the entire education process, which all schools must follow. The Code provides an expectation of standards, advice and pastoral support to international students.
New Zealand has been voted the Most Peaceful Country by the Global Peace Index. It's also the least corrupt nation, according to the Transparency International Corruption perception Index. The 2014 Legatum Prosperity Index ranks New Zealand as 3rd, ahead of the USA, UK and Australia.
The regulatory system allows students and their families to feel confident about choosing the school that best meets their needs.
Our system allows students to design an education that best meets their needs and personality. They can choose the type of school and its location, as well as the ideal study programme within a fresh new environment.
Students can choose from schools that are girls only, boys only or have both. Accommodation options vary and include homestays and on-campus boarding facilities.
A flexible, supportive pathway that gives students the skills and qualifications to succeed anywhere in the world.
Build a strong foundation in literacy, numeracy and a broad and balanced curriculum.
Introduction to specialist subjects in preparation for secondary school. Learn a broad, balanced curriculum and develop individual thought.
Focus on subject-based learning, with growing opportunities to specialise as the student progresses.
New Zealand offers a great range of education qualifications that are internationally recognised and easily transferable.
New Zealand's main national schools qualification. Can also include the University Entrance qualification and is recognised by many countries, including the United States, Britain and Australia when attained at NCEA level 3.
Approximately 60 New Zealand secondary schools offer this qualification. It can be attained at three levels in either year 11, 12 or 13 and uses a range of assessment methods with the emphasis on external exams. Coursework and internal assessment are also part of many subjects.
Developed in Geneva, the IB is designed to provide an internationally accepted qualification for entry to higher education. There are 21 World Schools in New Zealand offering one or more of the three IB programmes.
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