Ministry of Education / Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga

Ministry of Education / Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga
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  • The Ministry of Education oversees the New Zealand education system.
  • Supports teachers, students and their families to raise educational achievement.
  • Administers funding for pre-school services, schools and tertiary providers, provides special education services, and licenses early childhood education providers.
  • Helps schools function by providing property, transport and information technology services, and gathers and analyses data to aid decision making in the education sector.

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