New Zealand is generating worldwide recognition as a country that provides quality education to New Zealand and international students.
Wide range of early childhood services. Private operators, Community Church Groups and voluntary agencies run many of these services.
Schooling is compulsory for all children from their sixth until sixteenth birthday although most start on their fifth birthday or soon after.
Curriculum is built around the acquisition of essential academic and practical skills. It identifies 7 academic or essential learning areas.
There is also numerous Polytechnics, Colleges of Education and Private Training Establishments offering a wide range of professional courses.