Understanding New Zealand's education system

Tertiary education (ages 18+)

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Types of tertiary institutions




Schools (ages 5-18)

Shin Yee Teh

Types of schools

Secondary school

(ages 13-18, years 9-13)

Intermediate school

(ages 11-12, years 7-8)

Primary school

(ages 5-10, years 1 - 6)

Huang Jung | parent of student studying in New Zealand

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