New Zealand’s key challenges are to achieve sustainable and equitable growth while reducing macroeconomic vulnerabilities. Policies are on the right track, and reforms should focus on improving productivity and the distribution of skills.
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
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.
How can government policies move towards increasing agricultural innovation and improving productivity? This OECD conference shared case studies and ideas from Europe, China, United States, India, Africa, Brazil, Australia and New Zealand.
Society at a Glance – Asia/Pacific Edition 2011 offers a concise quantitative overview of social trends and policies across Asia/Pacific countries and economies.
These country notes contain over 50 indicators which compare the political and institutional frameworks of national governments as well as revenues and expenditures, employment, and compensation. They include a description of government policies on integrity, e-government and open government.
The recession has highlighted the need for structural reforms to help the New Zealand economy adjust towards a more sustainable growth path. This survey discusses policies to reduce external vulnerabilities, rebalance housing markets, improve product market regulation and foster green growth.
This review analyses the energy-policy challenges facing New Zealand and provides sectoral critiques and recommendations for further policy improvements. It is intended to help guide New Zealand towards a more sustainable energy future.