ERIC Number: ED249894
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
New Zealand: A Study of the Educational System of New Zealand and a Guide to the Academic Placement of Students in Educational Institutions of the United States.
Kennedy, Patrick J.
The educational system of New Zealand is described, and guidelines concerning the academic placement of students who wish to study in U.S. institutions are provided. Early childhood, primary, and secondary education are described, with attention to admissions, grading, and curricula. Consideration is also given to certificates and diplomas for technical and vocational education; external career and professional qualifications; teacher training; higher education; college grading and transcripts; college units, papers, and credits; graduate education and degrees; extramural courses; university extension/continuing education; nursing education; and Maori and Pacific Island education. Information is provided on 20 technical institutes and community colleges, including enrollments, number of faculty, the size of the library collection, courses, and certificates and diplomas. Profiles are also provided on seven colleges and universities. Placement recommendations for each of the levels/types of education are provided. Appendices include a description of recent and proposed changes in New Zealand's educational system, along with sample documents, including certificates and transcripts. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Records, Articulation (Education), College Admission, Continuing Education, Degrees (Academic), Educational Certificates, Elementary Secondary Education, Extension Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Grading, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Nursing Education, Student Placement, Study Abroad, Teacher Education, Technical Education, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges, Undergraduate Study
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 330, Washington, DC 20036 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Sponsor: International Communications Agency, Washington, DC. Directorate for Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Foreign Educational Credentials; New Zealand
Note: World Education Series. Placement recommendations approved by the National Council on the Evaluation of Foreign Educational Credentials. Some small print. For other titles in this series, see HE 017 786.