Education in New Zealand


New Zealand being an English speaking nation is pretty popular for its astonishing scenery, its achievements in sports field, and also for its friendly people. It is a great nation which is recognized for its study opportunities. This country has great reputation in the education field. They have been providing good quality education. Their education system is said to be progressive in nature with modern and high-tech facilities. It provides a good and safe environment to the students and offers them great opportunities too. Academic and professional courses are available here. Vocational studies are also available at different universities and other educational institutes in New Zealand.

The universities in New Zealand have put more resources to make them readily available for the international students. All these universities are said to have offices throughout the world to deal with all the features of the student requirements and welfare. This beautiful and attractive country is said to be the perfect place to both visit and study.

This country is known to be the most scenic countries in the world which possesses international students from more than 50 countries. Most international students prefer to study in New Zealand for their English language studies and for their universities. The international students can enroll themselves in a long term course in New Zealand to obtain a world class degree.

The students are allowed to work part time during their stay in New Zealand as students. There are lots of jobs available in New Zealand that helps the students to work and study at the same time.

There is a three tier model that is followed in New Zealand that comprises of primary schools, secondary schools and tertiary education or polytechnics. Education in New Zealand is ranked as the 7th best in the world according to the Programme for International Student Assessment.

The Education Index that was published along with the UN’s Human Development, Index in the year 2008, based on the date from the year 2006, has listed New Zealand as 0.993, amongst the highest in the whole world. New Zealand tied this place with Denmark, Finland and Australia.

Education is compulsory for children between the ages of 6 and 16. However, students who experience some difficulties in attending schools can be treated separately through the MOE. People who would like to educate their children from their home can also apply for exemption through MOE.