Benefits of

English New Zealand has a reputation for quality. We are the peak body representing the English language sector, both state and private, in New Zealand.

English language providers wanting to be part of our pro-active, professional, and supportive industry organisation must meet our membership criteria.  Successful applicants enjoy significant benefits.

Benefits of Membership

  • Quality Assurance via the English New Zealand Standards
  • Consideration of the English New Zealand audit report as part of the EER process
  • Generic marketing via publications and industry partner activities
  • Marketing events and opportunities both onshore and offshore
  • Promotion on the English New Zealand Website and in the retailer guidebook
  • Information and consultation on NZ government and community matters
  • Representation on NZ government and community matters
  • Networking opportunities
  • Industry statistics
  • Professional development
  • Information and secretariat service
  • Use of the English New Zealand logo and branding

To be eligible to apply for membership providers must:

  • Be engaged in the teaching of English as a second language in New Zealand or overseas for two years, and which in the case of an overseas school, has been a member of an offshore organisation that is equivalent to English New Zealand.
  • Have all appropriate accreditation and approvals from the Ministry of Education and other relevant regulatory authorities.
  • Meet the English New Zealand Standards on application. An inspection audit will then be arranged.

Contact for more detailed information on membership and the benefits of joining English New Zealand.

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