News & Updates
  • First schools approved to offer the English New Zealand Accredited Pathway Assessment

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    16 Jun 2020
    English New Zealand is pleased to announce the first three member schools approved to offer the English New Zealand Accredited Pathway Assessment. Approval to offer the Accredited Pathway Assessment (APA) is additional to meeting all requirements for English New Zealand membership, including the English New Zealand Standards which quality assure all member schools. Bridge International College, Kaplan International Languages, and Languages International offer courses enabling a direct entry pathway to New Zealand's eight universities under an MoU between Universities New Zealand...Read More >
  • Three big challenges New Zealand's English language schools are facing - and how to combat them

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    7 Dec 2018
    By Guy St Clair, New Zealand General Manager at Cohort Go* International education in New Zealand is booming. As at 31 August 2017, the number of year to date enrolments were at 106,021, with regionally based student numbers growing steadily and students coming here from increasingly more countries. There’s been clear growth in the sector, and this has been beneficial not only to our education providers, but to New Zealand as a whole. English language schools are particularly important to the...Read More >
  • English New Zealand - New Board Members Elected

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    11 Jul 2018
    After a two-year term, Beth Knowles and Terry Leotta have stepped down from the English New Zealand Board. Tim Mahren Brown was re-elected and we welcome Darren Conway and Andrew Fisher. View the full English New Zealand Board Read More >
  • Language Schools New Zealand Celebrates Milestone

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    9 May 2018
    Guy Hughes and the team at LSNZ have recently celebrated 20 years of offering English language courses to international students. Following an overseas experience teaching English and studying Japanese, Guy arrived in Queenstown and decided to make it his home. He immediately realised with all the wonderful activities and tourism opportunities that it really needed an English language school. From a rented space and a one-man operation in April 1993, to its location now on the top of O’Connells Shopping Centre,...Read More >
  • 2017 English New Zealand Conference

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    3 Apr 2018
    The inaugural English New Zealand Conference, in November 2017, was a great success. Particular thanks go to our many sponsors, including Education NZ, Cambridge English Assessment and Uni-Care. A range of knowledgeable and skilled speakers, including keynotes Jill Hadfield, Charlie Hadfield, Marnie Watson, Partick Au, Dr Gad Lim and Martin East gave presentations on a range of English language academic, business and pastoral care topics. Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS) provided a wonderful venue so the various attendees from New Zealand...Read More >
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