As its workforce ages and major economies shift towards producing higher value-added goods and services, New Zealand will face increasing challenges to remain globally competitive and maintain high living standards. Future growth will need to come increasingly from productivity gains, and resources will have to shift towards activities that rely more on skills, technology and intangible assets.
Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables
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The Education policy Outlook is a new publication that uses existing knowledge to review education policies and reforms across OECD countries. It will build on substantial comparative and sectorial policy knowledge and on the experience of policy outlooks already developed across the OECD.
Education Policy Outlook reviews the current context and situation of the country’s education system and examine its challenges and policy responses.
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Education at a Glance 2012: Key facts - New Zealand
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This publication is intended to be a quick reference guide for anyone with a role to play in encouraging quality through New Zealand’s early childhood education and care (ECEC) curriculum.
Aggressive tax planning – untaxed income, multiple deductions and other forms of international tax arbitrage - is a growing concern for all governments.
This report on New Zealand provides, from an international perspective,an independent analysis of major issues facing the educational evaluation and assessment framework, current policy initiatives, and possible future approaches.
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Since the establishment of self-managing schools in 1989, New Zealand has one of the most devolved school systems in the world. Average student learning outcomes are very good by international comparison even though there are concerns about the proportion of students that are not performing well.