Taking New Zealand education to the world

We are New Zealand’s government agency for building a thriving, sustainable and globally recognised international education sector.

Education New Zealand is the only New Zealand government agency solely dedicated to international education. Our role includes:

  • Helping Aotearoa New Zealand realise the social, cultural, and economic benefits of international education, 

  • Leading the transformation to a sustainable, diverse, and resilient sector,

  • Promoting a New Zealand education across the globe,

  • Connecting Aotearoa with the world by developing strong reciprocal partnerships through education,

  • Administering scholarships to help New Zealanders study overseas.

New Zealand’s vision for international education

The New Zealand International Education Strategy, released in 2018, sets a path for the future of the international education sector. The strategy has three pillars:

  • Provide an excellent education and student experience
  • Sustainable growth
  • Create and nurture global citizens

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Find out more about how we're leading the future of New Zealand's international education industry.